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Dhofar 966
Basic information Name: Dhofar 966
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 966
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 868 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6720 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)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 6
  Line 40:
Date:2004
Latitude:19°11.53'N
Longitude:54°59.13'E
Mass (g):868
Pieces:17
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):29.1
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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° 11' 32"N, 54° 59' 8"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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