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Dhofar 543
Basic information Name: Dhofar 543
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 543
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 265 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL4
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6210 approved meteorites (plus 9 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)
Comments: Revised 10 Apr 2007: Was mixed up with Dho 545
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 28:
Date:4 Apr 2001
Latitude:19°16'28.6
Longitude:54°27'33.8
Mass (g):265
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.7 /-1.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2 /-0.25
Wollastonite (mol%):1.13 /-0.02
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, Bartos and P. Appel Kiel
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bart
Comments:br; chromite: 7.8% Al2O3; 2.6% MgO; 0.9% MnO; whitlockite; unswitched data with Dho 545 10 Apr 2007
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 16' 29"N, 54° 27' 34"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2166 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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