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Dhofar 1566
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1566
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1566
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 605 g
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Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  LL5-6
Recommended:  LL5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites classified as LL5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Mar 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 94:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:Stony desert
Date:2008
Latitude:18°14.540'N
Longitude:54° 6.390'E
Mass (g):605
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):30.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):25
Wollastonite (mol%):2.3
Classifier:M. Ivanova, S. Borisovsky
Type spec mass (g):80.2
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Anon
Comments:breccia; submitted by Cyril Lorenz
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 14' 32"N, 54° 6' 23"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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