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Dhofar 2053
Basic information Name: Dhofar 2053
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 2053
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 444 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6526 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:1 Mar 2010
Latitude:18°20.026'N
Longitude:54°13.473'E
Mass (g):444
Pieces:many
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.9±0.1 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3±0.2 (n=16)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±0.2 (n=16)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):33.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Plagioclase grain size about 30 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° 20' 2"N, 54° 13' 28"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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