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Dhofar 040
Basic information Name: Dhofar 040
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 040
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 147 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6111 approved meteorites (plus 5 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)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 14:
Date:1999
Latitude:19°7.10'N
Longitude:54°49.67'E
Mass (g):147
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):22.4
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 7'N, 54° 50'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 7' 6"N, 54° 49' 40"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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