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Dhofar 2099
Basic information Name: Dhofar 2099
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 2099
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Oman
Mass:help 206 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 57 approved meteorites classified as L~5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Dhofar 2099 (Dho 2099)        19°08.47’N, 54°32.53’E

Zufar, Oman

Find: 2005 March 09

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~5)

History: Discovered about 60 km SW of Mughshin on March 9, 2005

Physical characteristics: Many dark brown fragments totaling 206 g, some of them with fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown recrystallized partly blackened matrix with well developed chondrules (0.3-1.3, av. 0.7 mm), irregular metal and troilite specks

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.92

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~5, W3)

Specimens: 20.2 g on deposit at Kiel, 24 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2005 March 09
Latitude:19°08.47'N
Longitude:54°32.53'E
Mass (g):206
Pieces:many
Class:L~5
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.92
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:DE2018/2; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 8' 28"N, 54° 32' 32"E)

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)
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