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Dhofar 1827
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1827
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1827
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 160 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1651 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2004
Latitude:18°18'59.7''N
Longitude:54°11'11.88''E
Mass (g):160
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.1±6.3 (5.1-25.7, n=22)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-1.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):26.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Olivine is equilibrated throughout the thin section, also observed were four Fe-rich pyroxenes with Wo4-5.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 19' 0"N, 54° 11' 12"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2131 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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