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Dhofar 189
Basic information Name: Dhofar 189
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 189
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 120 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.8
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 161:
Date:22 Jan 2000
Latitude:18°20.5'N
Longitude:54°11.7'E
Mass (g):120
Pieces:1
Class:H3.8
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.1
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):5.2
Comments:PMD olivine, 16.8%
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 21'N, 54° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 20' 30"N, 54° 11' 42"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 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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