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Dhofar 359
Basic information Name: Dhofar 359
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 359
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 569 g
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 120 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 85:
Date:2000
Latitude:18°25.851'N
Longitude:54°27.383'E
Mass (g):569
Pieces:1
Class:H5-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):33.6
Comments:br
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 26'N, 54° 27'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 25' 51"N, 54° 27' 23"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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