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Dhofar 276
Basic information Name: Dhofar 276
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 276
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 7.29 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9640 approved meteorites (plus 16 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)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 57:
Date:14 Apr 2001
Latitude:18°39.0'N
Longitude:54°08.1'E
Mass (g):7285
Pieces:342
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:S. Afanasiev (Vernad) and A. Ulianov (MSUR)
Type spec mass (g):946
Type spec location:similar sized specimens also at MSUR
Institutions
   and collections
MSUR: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 39'N, 54° 8'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 39' 0"N, 54° 8' 6"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.2 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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