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Dhofar 066
Basic information Name: Dhofar 066
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 066
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1001 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 242 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 40:
Date:1999
Latitude:19°11.08'N
Longitude:54°40.35'E
Mass (g):1001
Pieces:2
Class:H5/6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):30.4
Institutions
   and collections
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° 11'N, 54° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 11' 5"N, 54° 40' 21"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 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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