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Dhofar 143
Basic information Name: Dhofar 143
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 143
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1785 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 10279 approved meteorites (plus 18 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 117:
Date:2000
Latitude:18°24.72'N
Longitude:54°10.07'E
Mass (g):1785
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):30.3
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 25'N, 54° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 24' 43"N, 54° 10' 4"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2152 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3984 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 447 unapproved names)
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