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Dhofar 1523
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1523
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1523
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 234 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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)
Comments: Approved 23 Sep 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 89:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2008 Nov 21
Latitude:18°21'06"N
Longitude:54°14'26"E
Mass (g):234
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.8-23.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.7-18.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0-0.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):39
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Finder:MFarmer
Comments:MF08-10; Oxygen isotopes (D. Rumble, CIW): d17O = 5.65, 5.52; d18O = 3.91, 3.90; D17O = 0.939, 0.995 per mil; submitted by A. Irving
Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
CIW: Carnegie Insitution Washington, Geophysical Laboratory, 5251 Broad Branch Rd., NW, Washington DC 20015, United States (institutional address)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 21' 6"N, 54° 14' 26"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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