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Dhofar 289
Basic information Name: Dhofar 289
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 289
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1180 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 68:
Date:16 Jan 2001
Latitude:18°20.0'N
Longitude:54°11.6'E
Mass (g):1180
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:S. Afanasiev (Vernad) and A. Ulianov (MSUR)
Type spec mass (g):100
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° 20'N, 54° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 20' 0"N, 54° 11' 36"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 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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