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Dhofar 540
Basic information Name: Dhofar 540
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 540
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 104 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  E4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  E4
Recommended:  E4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as E4.   [show all]
Search for other: Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 124:
Date:4 Apr 2001
Latitude:18°33.6'N
Longitude:54°06.3'E
Mass (g):104
Pieces:4
Class:E4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.6
Classifier:D. Badyukov, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):28
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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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 33' 36"N, 54° 6' 18"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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