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Dhofar 1541
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1541
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1541
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Oman
Mass:help 398 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6213 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Nov 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 95:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:29 April 2006
Latitude:18°37.65'N
Longitude:54°44.55'E
Mass (g):398
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):14.6-15.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.0-13.7
Wollastonite (mol%):0.3-0.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):53
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Finder:MFarmer
Comments:Impact-modified OC composed of regions of H6 material in fine grained, recrystallized matrix.; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 37' 39"N, 54° 44' 33"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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