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Dhofar 478
Basic information Name: Dhofar 478
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 478
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.68 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  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)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 159:
Date:Jan 2001
Latitude:19°10'7"N
Longitude:54°37'0"E
Mass (g):2683
Pieces:1
Class:H5/6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Type spec mass (g):21
Comments:-
Institutions
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Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 10' 7"N, 54° 37' 0"E)
     Recommended::   (19° 10' 7"N, 54° 37' 0"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2165 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3997 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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