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Dhofar 956
Basic information Name: Dhofar 956
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 956
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 114 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1646 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)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 6
  Line 32:
Date:10 Nov 2002
Latitude:19°13.0'N
Longitude:54°39.4'E
Mass (g):114
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:S. Afansiev, Vernad, analysed by N. Kononkova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):32.3
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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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 13' 0"N, 54° 39' 24"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2124 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3951 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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