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Dhofar 497
Basic information Name: Dhofar 497
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 497
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 710 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 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:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 81:
Date:26 Apr 2000
Latitude:18°58.0'N
Longitude:54°38.5'E
Mass (g):710
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):24
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by N. Kononkova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):252
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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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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 58' 0"N, 54° 38' 30"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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