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Dhofar 018
Basic information Name: Dhofar 018
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 018
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 833 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 372 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 5
  Line 18:
Date:17 Jan 2000
Latitude:18°18.1'N
Longitude:54°09.2'E
Mass (g):833
Pieces:12
Class:How
Fayalite (mol%):29.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):49.4 (23.9-63.6)
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov, and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Comments:An80-94
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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. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 18'N, 54° 9'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 18' 6"N, 54° 9' 12"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 km apart

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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