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Dhofar 179
Basic information Name: Dhofar 179
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 179
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 193.3 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 10026 approved meteorites (plus 17 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 152:
Date:Feb 2000
Latitude:18°55'14"N
Longitude:54°36'59"E
Mass (g):193
Pieces:2
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Type spec mass (g):25.9
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, 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° 55' 14"N, 54° 36' 59"E)
     Recommended::   (18° 55' 14"N, 54° 36' 59"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2130 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3959 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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