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Dhofar 1753
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1753
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1753
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 21.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  LL7
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Jan 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:KG065
Date:Feb/Mar 2011
Latitude:19°14'43"N
Longitude:54°27'46"E
Mass (g):21.5
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):28.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.0
Wollastonite (mol%):3.1
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):4.33
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:finder
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Completely recrystallized with triple junctions and no chondrules. Orthopyoxene poikiloblasts with olivine chadacrysts are common. LL7 based on complete metamorphic conversion of original chondritic texture.; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 14' 43"N, 54° 27' 46"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3947 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 366 unapproved names)
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