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Dhofar 842
Basic information Name: Dhofar 842
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 842
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 136.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6721 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:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 175:
Date:13 Dec 2001
Latitude:19°11.3'N
Longitude:54°47.9'E
Mass (g):136.75
Pieces:8
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by A. Ulianov, MSUM
Type spec mass (g):67
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
MSUM: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 11' 18"N, 54° 47' 54"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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