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Dhofar 231
Basic information Name: Dhofar 231
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 231
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1780 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5956 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 26:
Date:15 Jan 2001
Latitude:18°47.5'N
Longitude:54°34.6'E
Mass (g):1780
Pieces:74
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.1
Classifier:M. A. Ivanova, M. A. Nazarov (Vernad) and L. Taylor, A. Patchen (UTenn)
Type spec mass (g):350
Institutions
   and collections
UTenn: Planetary Geosciences Institute, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, United States (institutional address; updated 1 Nov 2011)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 48'N, 54° 35'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 47' 30"N, 54° 34' 36"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.2 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2131 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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