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Dhofar 423
Basic information Name: Dhofar 423
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 423
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 362 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4-5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4/5
Recommended:  H4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 493 approved meteorites classified as H4/5.   [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 135:
Date:28 Mar 2001
Latitude:18°37.014'N
Longitude:54°43.810'E
Mass (g):362
Pieces:3
Class:H4/5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):15.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):15 ± 2
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:Mün
Comments:calc. v.
Institutions
   and collections
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 37'N, 54° 44'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 37' 1"N, 54° 43' 49"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 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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