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Dhofar 717
Basic information Name: Dhofar 717
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 717
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 6 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 155:
Date:28 Jun 2001
Latitude:19°19.6'N
Longitude:54°47.1'E
Mass (g):6
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Classifier:D. Badyukov, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):4.3
Comments:sv, rw
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 19' 36"N, 54° 47' 6"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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