header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 18 Jun 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Include past classifications in search
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Dhofar 014
Basic information Name: Dhofar 014
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 014
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 414 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL7
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  LL7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  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)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 5
  Line 14:
Date:21 Jan 2000
Latitude:18°14.6'N
Longitude:54°08.5'E
Mass (g):414
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.3
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov, and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Comments:CaO in low-Ca px, 1.24 wt%; Chondrules almost completely absent. Matrix thoroughly recrystallized and relatively coarse grained. Pairing is possible between Dhofar 011 and 014
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Matteo Chinellato   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 15'N, 54° 9'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 14' 36"N, 54° 8' 30"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page