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Dhofar 485
Basic information Name: Dhofar 485
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 485
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1558 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 363 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 163:
Date:Jan 2001
Latitude:19°06'3"N
Longitude:54°47'1"E
Mass (g):1558
Pieces:4
Class:Howardite
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Ferrosilite (mol%):40.4
Wollastonite (mol%):3.6
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Type spec mass (g):19
Comments:Plag: An85_95, br
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 6' 3"N, 54° 47' 1"E)
     Recommended::   (19° 6' 3"N, 54° 47' 1"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2108 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3932 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 300 unapproved names)
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