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Dhofar 1858
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1858
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1858
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 442 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6038 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Sep 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Dhofar 1858 (Dho 1858)        18°48.417’N, 54°03.087’E

Zufar, Oman

Find: 2001 Jan 26

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: Discovered while desert expedition on Jan. 26th, 2001.

Physical characteristics: One dark brown stone of 441.79 g. Magnetic susceptibility log χ = 4.84.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) various types of chondrules form 0.1 to 1.2 mm (avg. 0.8 mm) set in a iron hydroxide interspersed matrix.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Olivine: Fa18.2 (17.7-18.8, n=23); low-Ca pyroxene Fs15.4Wo1.6 (Fs11.1-24.3Wo0.1-1.2, n=9). Kamacite Ni 4.1-4.5, Co 0.7 wt.% (n=3).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H/L4, shock stage S2). H/L based on H silicate composition, H/L kamacite composition and L chondrule size.

Specimens: 14.8 g on deposit at Kiel, main mass anonymous

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2001 Jan 26
Latitude:18°48.417'N
Longitude:54°03.087'E
Mass (g):441.79
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Fayalite (mol%):18.2 (17.7-18.8, n=23)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.4 (11.1-24.3, n=9)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6 (0.1 - 1.2)
Magnetic suscept.:4.84
Classifier:Bart
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 48' 25"N, 54° 3' 5"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2166 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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