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Dhofar 843
Basic information Name: Dhofar 843
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 843
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 147 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  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:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 176:
Date:13 Dec 2001
Latitude:19°10.6'N
Longitude:54°40.7'E
Mass (g):147
Pieces:3
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):24.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by A. Ulianov, MSUM
Type spec mass (g):95.5
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° 10' 36"N, 54° 40' 42"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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