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Dhofar 487
Basic information Name: Dhofar 487
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 487
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 3.55 kg
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 6010 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 164:
Date:Jan 2001
Latitude:19°097"N
Longitude:54°46'0"E
Mass (g):3549
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Type spec mass (g):29
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 9' 7"N, 54° 46' 0"E)
     Recommended::   (19° 9' 7"N, 54° 46' 0"E)

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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