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Dhofar 234
Basic information Name: Dhofar 234
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 234
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 98 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6117 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:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 29:
Date:25 Jan 2000
Latitude:19°04.2'N
Longitude:54°27.4'E
Mass (g):98
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2
Classifier:M. Nazarov (Vernad) and L. Taylor (UTenn)
Type spec mass (g):20
Institutions
   and collections
UTenn: Planetary Geosciences Institute, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, United States (institutional address; updated 1 Nov 2011)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 4'N, 54° 27'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 4' 12"N, 54° 27' 24"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 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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