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Dhofar 157
Basic information Name: Dhofar 157
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 157
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 5.3 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  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:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 131:
Date:2000
Latitude:19°5.30'N
Longitude:54°47.56'E
Mass (g):5300
Pieces:several
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):32.2
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 5'N, 54° 48'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 5' 18"N, 54° 47' 34"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 km apart

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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