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Dhofar 1516
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1516
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1516
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1134 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10565 approved meteorites (plus 18 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 12 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:15 Nov 2008
Latitude:18°24.52'N
Longitude:54°35.72'E
Mass (g):1134
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.3-18.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5-16.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5-1.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):47
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Finder:MFarmer
Comments:Field name: MF08-2. Ca-pyroxene, Fs5.8-6.2 Wo46.3-47.5; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 24' 31"N, 54° 35' 43"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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