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Dhofar 428
Basic information Name: Dhofar 428
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 428
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 526 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H/L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H(L)5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H/L5
Recommended:  H/L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as H/L5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), H/L chondrites, H/L chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 137:
Date:28 Mar 2001
Latitude:18°47.394'N
Longitude:54°29.311'E
Mass (g):526
Pieces:2
Class:H(L)5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):21.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.5
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):40
Type spec location:Mün
Institutions
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Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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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° 47'N, 54° 29'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 47' 24"N, 54° 29' 19"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 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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