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Dhofar 1563
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1563
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1563
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 70 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 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 9 Mar 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 91:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:Stony desert
Date:9 Dec 2004
Latitude:18°27.257'N
Longitude:54°26.195'E
Mass (g):70
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:M. Ivanova, S. Borisovsky
Type spec mass (g):26.6
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Anon
Comments:Submitted by Cyril Lorenz
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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. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 27' 15"N, 54° 26' 12"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)
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