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Dhofar 131
Basic information Name: Dhofar 131
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 131
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 9.68 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 255 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 105:
Date:2000
Latitude:19°8.16'N
Longitude:54°49.36'E
Mass (g):9680
Pieces:1
Class:H5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):18.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):26.9
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 8'N, 54° 49'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 8' 10"N, 54° 49' 22"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

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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