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Dhofar 208
Basic information Name: Dhofar 208
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 208
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 12 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.9
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  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)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 177:
Date:25 Jan 2000
Latitude:18°48.1'N
Longitude:54°17.4'E
Mass (g):12
Pieces:1
Class:H3.9
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.7 (16.5-20.7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.7 (12.3-21.7)
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):2.3
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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 48'N, 54° 17'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 48' 6"N, 54° 17' 24"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

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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