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Dhofar 1553
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1553
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1553
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1006 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6029 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)
Comments: Approved 16 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:07 Apr 2009
Latitude:18°51.02'N
Longitude:54°23.07'E
Mass (g):1006
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.8-17.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3-15.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1-1.0
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):59
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Finder:MFarmer
Comments:Field name: MF09-12. Ca-pyroxene, Fs 6.0±0.0, Wo41.5-41.8; 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° 51' 1"N, 54° 23' 4"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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