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Dhofar 055
Basic information Name: Dhofar 055
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 055
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 235 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-br
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 424 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 29:
Date:1999
Latitude:19°8.86'N
Longitude:54°46.58'E
Mass (g):235
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Weathering grade:W1
Ferrosilite (mol%):43.4
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):24.9
Comments:An93, br
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 9'N, 54° 47'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 8' 52"N, 54° 46' 35"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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