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Dhofar 780
Basic information Name: Dhofar 780
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 780
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1856 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 206:
Date:27 Sep 2000
Latitude:19°43.282'N
Longitude:54°40.738'E
Mass (g):1856
Pieces:1
Class:H5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):25
Comments:heavy calc. v.
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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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 43' 17"N, 54° 40' 44"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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