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Dhofar 1798
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1798
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1798
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Oman
Mass:help 580 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  H4-6
Recommended:  H4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 98 approved meteorites classified as H4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Jan 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:21 Jan 2012
Latitude:18°43.196'N
Longitude:54°33.872'E
Mass (g):580.243
Pieces:5
Class:H4-6
Shock stage:S1-3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.7 (by X-ray diffraction, ±1 mol% Fa)
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, E. Greber
Type spec mass (g):580.243
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Elise Wimmer, Karl Wimmer, Florian Zurfluh
Comments:Submitted by Beda Hofmann
Institutions
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NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 43' 12"N, 54° 33' 52"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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