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Dhofar 246
Basic information Name: Dhofar 246
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 246
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 50 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10152 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:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 15:
Date:6 Feb 2001
Latitude:18°40.16'N
Longitude:54°43.68'E
Mass (g):50
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):15.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):15
Classifier:A. Sokol, A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):11
Type spec location:Mün
Institutions
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Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 40' 10"N, 54° 43' 41"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2132 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3961 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
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