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Dhofar 1479
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1479
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1479
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 132 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 23 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 5
  Line 3:
State/Prov/County:Oman
Date:July 2003
Latitude:18°12.15'N
Longitude:54°03.10'E
Mass (g):132
Pieces:1
Class:H5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):18.8 ± 0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8 ± 0.3
Magnetic suscept.:4.71
Classifier:Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.9
Type spec location:MNHN
Main mass:L. Labenne
Institutions
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MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
MNHN: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 12' 9"N, 54° 3' 6"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2152 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3983 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 447 unapproved names)
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