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Dhofar 431
Basic information Name: Dhofar 431
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 431
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 446 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9574 approved meteorites (plus 16 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:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 138:
Date:28 Mar 2001
Latitude:18°46.857'N
Longitude:54°46.812'E
Mass (g):446
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.5
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):18
Type spec location:Mün
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° 47'N, 54° 47'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 46' 51"N, 54° 46' 49"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 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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