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Dhofar 270
Basic information Name: Dhofar 270
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 270
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 50 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5-6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  LL5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  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)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 51:
Date:11 Apr 2001
Latitude:18°19.7'N
Longitude:54°09.1'E
Mass (g):50
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4
Classifier:C. Lorenz (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):10.5
Comments:br
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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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Don Edwards   
Matteo Chinellato   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 20'N, 54° 9'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 19' 42"N, 54° 9' 6"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km apart

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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