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Dhofar 987
Basic information Name: Dhofar 987
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 987
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 69.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6388 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 5
  Line 11:
Date:2004 Jan 11
Latitude:19°13'53.0"N
Longitude:54°55'24.0"E
Mass (g):69.3
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.8 ± 0.2
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):15.53
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:DSchrader
Finder:DSchrader
Comments:Corrected year 10 Apr 2007
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
DSchrader: Devin Schrader, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 13' 53"N, 54° 55' 24"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2168 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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