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Dhofar 579
Basic information Name: Dhofar 579
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 579
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 206 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  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:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 63:
Date:13 Jul 2001
Latitude:18°43.190'N
Longitude:54°11.817'E
Mass (g):206
Pieces:1
Class:H5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):20.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.5
Classifier:A. Sokol, A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:Mün
Comments:sv, br
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Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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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° 43' 11"N, 54° 11' 49"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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