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Dhofar 839
Basic information Name: Dhofar 839
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 839
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 126 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 172:
Date:18 Jan 2002
Latitude:18°31.7'N
Longitude:54°00.2'E
Mass (g):126
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by A. Ulianov, MSUM
Type spec mass (g):18.2
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
MSUM: 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. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 31' 42"N, 54° 0' 12"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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