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Dhofar 992
Basic information Name: Dhofar 992
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 992
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 214 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11298 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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 52:
Date:10 Jan 2004
Latitude:19°19.07'N
Longitude:54°43.77'E
Mass (g):213.9
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):24.8 ± 0.4
Classifier:A. Rubin,
Type spec mass (g):31.61
Type spec location:UCLA
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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° 19' 4"N, 54° 43' 46"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2130 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3959 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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