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Dhofar 944
Basic information Name: Dhofar 944
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 944
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 86 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10048 approved meteorites (plus 18 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:
  MB89
  Table 6
  Line 20:
Date:16 Nov 2002
Latitude:19°14.6'N
Longitude:54°32.2'E
Mass (g):86
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:S. Afansiev, Vernad, analysed by A. Ulianov, MSUM
Type spec mass (g):20+18
Type spec location:MSU
Institutions
   and collections
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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 14' 36"N, 54° 32' 12"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2131 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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