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Dhofar 1968
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1968
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1968
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 190 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  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 10 Jul 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:01 Dec 2004
Latitude:18°34.43'N
Longitude:54°25.16'E
Mass (g):190
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):69.87
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Field name 18-4-30; analyst - S. Borisovsky (IGEM RAS); submitted by C. A. Lorenz
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
IGEM: Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Staromonetny Per., 35, Moscow, 119017 , Russia (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 34' 26"N, 54° 25' 10"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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