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Dhofar 517
Basic information Name: Dhofar 517
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 517
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 260 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11525 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 101:
Date:5 Mar 2000
Latitude:18°55.5'N
Longitude:54°27.5'E
Mass (g):260
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by A. Ulianov, MwSU
Type spec mass (g):51.4
Type spec location:additional MwSU
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
MwSU: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 55' 30"N, 54° 27' 30"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2152 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3984 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 447 unapproved names)
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