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DHOFAR 005 L6 METEORITE
The meteorite in this product is the Oman find Dhofar 005. This large meteorite weighs a hefty 1460 grams and has a nice shape. There is some neat crust on this specimen as well. I have included a cm ruler (not included in product) in the photograph for a size reference. Meteorite will come with a (signed) description card.
The Dhofar 005 Meteorite was found in the Dhofar Desert of Oman on a rocky plain overgrown with small bushes. More then 687 pieces were recovered during March of 2000 by a team of meteorite hunters. This meteorite was classified as an L6, S4, W4 stone chondrite, Fa mol % 24.8, Fs mol % 22.3. Classified by Dr. Marina A. Ivanova, Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences. Find cordinates is 18°10.0 N; 54°10.0. E. Reported in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 84, 2000 August.
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