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Dhofar 079
Basic information Name: Dhofar 079
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 079
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 130 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 53:
Date:1999
Latitude:19°11.02'N
Longitude:54°45.19'E
Mass (g):130
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):14.9 (0.7-29.5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.5 ( 2.1-19.1)
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):22.3
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 11'N, 54° 45'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 11' 1"N, 54° 45' 11"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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