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Dhofar 237
Basic information Name: Dhofar 237
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 237
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 206 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 9509 approved meteorites (plus 11 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 32:
Date:14 Mar 2000
Latitude:19°10.6'N
Longitude:54°37.5'E
Mass (g):206
Pieces:4
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:D. Badyukuv (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):90
Type spec location:Pernad
Main mass:unknown
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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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 11'N, 54° 38'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 10' 36"N, 54° 37' 30"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2115 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3939 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 300 unapproved names)
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