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Dhofar 021
Basic information Name: Dhofar 021
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 021
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.53 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 252 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:
  MB84
  Table 5
  Line 21:
Date:10 Mar 2000
Latitude:18°09.2'N
Longitude:54°10.7'E
Mass (g):2534
Pieces:10
Class:H5-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov, and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 9'N, 54° 11'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 9' 12"N, 54° 10' 42"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2130 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3959 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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