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Dhofar 455
Basic information Name: Dhofar 455
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 455
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 63 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  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:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 153:
Date:10 Jul 2001
Latitude:19°01.096'N
Longitude:54°23.926'E
Mass (g):63
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):10
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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 1'N, 54° 24'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 1' 6"N, 54° 23' 56"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.2 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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