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Dhofar 840
Basic information Name: Dhofar 840
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 840
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 126 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6009 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:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 173:
Date:15 Nov 2002
Latitude:19°20.5'N
Longitude:54°33.6'E
Mass (g):126
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:S. Afanasiev and N. Kononkova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:Vernad
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 20' 30"N, 54° 33' 36"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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