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Dhofar 172
Basic information Name: Dhofar 172
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 172
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 67.3 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6110 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 145:
Date:Feb 2000
Latitude:19°03'46"N
Longitude:54°33'34"E
Mass (g):67
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Type spec mass (g):15.1
Comments:§
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 3' 46"N, 54° 33' 34"E)
     Recommended::   (19° 3' 46"N, 54° 33' 34"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2129 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3958 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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