header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 17 Oct 2021
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:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Dhofar 953
Basic information Name: Dhofar 953
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 953
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 45 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6033 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 6
  Line 29:
Date:16 Nov 2002
Latitude:19°08.1'N
Longitude:54°33.9'E
Mass (g):45
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:M. Ivanova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):10.1
Comments:Possibly paired with Dho 927, Dho 1190
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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 8' 6"N, 54° 33' 54"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2166 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page