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Dhofar 2108
Basic information Name: Dhofar 2108
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 2108
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 5.27 kg
Classification
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Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 188 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Jul 2020
Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:2011 Dec 6
Latitude:18°40'43.6"N
Longitude:54°17'15.4"E
Mass (g):5270
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±0.3 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1±0.4 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.4 (n=5)
Classifier:K .Klemm, A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):27.5
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Decker Meteorite Museum
Comments:Working No.: De-11; submitted by K. Klemm, IfP; submitted by Klemm K.
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 40' 44"N, 54° 17' 15"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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