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Dhofar 091
Basic information Name: Dhofar 091
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 091
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 946 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9646 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 65:
Date:1999
Latitude:18°19.78'N
Longitude:54°28.83'E
Mass (g):946
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):31.6
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:   (18° 20'N, 54° 29'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 19' 47"N, 54° 28' 50"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 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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