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Dhofar 993
Basic information Name: Dhofar 993
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 993
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 114.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 6
  Line 53:
Date:10 Jan 2004
Latitude:19°13.49'N
Longitude:54°53.65'E
Mass (g):114.5
Pieces:1
Class:H3.8
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.3±0.1
Classifier:A. Rubin,
Type spec mass (g):25.59
Type spec location:UCLA
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 13' 29"N, 54° 53' 39"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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