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Dhofar 023
Basic information Name: Dhofar 023
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 023
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 118 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10036 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:
  MB84
  Table 5
  Line 23:
Date:11 Mar 2000
Latitude:19°04.5'N
Longitude:54°30.0'E
Mass (g):118
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov, and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
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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:   (19° 5'N, 54° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 4' 30"N, 54° 30' 0"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 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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