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Dhofar 299
Basic information Name: Dhofar 299
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 299
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 410 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.9
Recommended:  L3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites classified as L3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 6:
Date:4 May 2001
Latitude:18°32.8'N
Longitude:54°18.6'E
Mass (g):410
Pieces:1
Class:L3.9
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):11.3-26.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.84-23.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.3-2.7
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by A. Ulianov, MwSU
Type spec mass (g):99.5
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° 32' 48"N, 54° 18' 36"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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