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Dhofar 439
Basic information Name: Dhofar 439
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 439
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 536 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 242 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [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 145:
Date:31 Mar 2001
Latitude:18°45.101'N
Longitude:54°21.812'E
Mass (g):536
Pieces:7
Class:H5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:Mün
Institutions
   and collections
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 45'N, 54° 22'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 45' 6"N, 54° 21' 49"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 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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