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Dhofar 1540
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1540
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1540
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.48 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H3.9
Recommended:  H3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as H3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 94:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:26 Nov 2006
Latitude:18°38.32'N
Longitude:54°43.43'E
Mass (g):2481
Pieces:1
Class:H3.9
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):15.0-16.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.7-13.1; 7.2-10.0
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-1.8; 30.4-42.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):57
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Finder:MFarmer
Comments:Cr2O3 in Fe olivine 0.01-0.03 wt.%. Field name: MF06-12; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 38' 19"N, 54° 43' 26"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3947 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 366 unapproved names)
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