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Dhofar 1288
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1288
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1288
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 43.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10884 approved meteorites (plus 19 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 5
  Line 10:
Date:12 Sep 2004
Latitude:18°16.7'N
Longitude:54°17.1'E
Mass (g):43600
Pieces:many
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):17.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:M. Ivanova, classifier and N. Kononkova, analyst
Type spec mass (g):1683
Type spec location:Vernad
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 16' 42"N, 54° 17' 6"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2168 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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