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Dhofar 294
Basic information Name: Dhofar 294
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 294
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 5.99 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  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:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 2:
Date:13 Apr 2001
Latitude:18°36.8'N
Longitude:54°30.0'E
Mass (g):5988
Pieces:68
Class:H3.9
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):16.5-18.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.26-24.1
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5-4.6
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by A. Ulianov, MwSU
Type spec mass (g):609
Type spec location:additional MwSU
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
MwSU: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 36' 48"N, 54° 30' 0"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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