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Dhofar 858
Basic information Name: Dhofar 858
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 858
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 88 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  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:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 191:
Date:11 Apr 2001
Latitude:18°13.3'N
Longitude:54°06.0'E
Mass (g):88
Pieces:1
Class:H3.9
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):16.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by A. Ulianov, MSUM
Type spec mass (g):24
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
MSUM: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 13' 18"N, 54° 6' 0"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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