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Dhofar 212
Basic information Name: Dhofar 212
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 212
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1456 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.9
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.9
Recommended:  H3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as H3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 7:
Date:27 Apr 2000
Latitude:18°51.6'N
Longitude:54°49.9'E
Mass (g):1456
Pieces:17
Class:H3.9
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.0(11.4-18.3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7(14.9-19.1)
Classifier:S. V. Afanasiev and N. Kononkova (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):150
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:unknown
Comments:PMD 6.33
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 52'N, 54° 50'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 51' 36"N, 54° 49' 54"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 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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