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Dhofar 492
Basic information Name: Dhofar 492
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 492
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 281 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H
Recommended:  H    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 76:
Date:5 Apr 2001
Latitude:18°42.7'N
Longitude:54°39.2'E
Mass (g):281
Pieces:1
Class:H
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Classifier:D. Badyukov, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):81
Comments:whole impact melt rock
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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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 42' 42"N, 54° 39' 12"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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