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Dhofar 2055
Basic information Name: Dhofar 2055
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 2055
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 287 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6534 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 May 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:20 Feb 2009
Latitude:18°51.384'N
Longitude:54°28.228'E
Mass (g):286.5
Pieces:4
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.3±0.3 (n=17)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.3±0.3, n=17
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.4 (n=17)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Kubalczak
Comments:Plagioclase grain size about 20 µm.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 51' 23"N, 54° 28' 14"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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