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Dhofar 2096
Basic information Name: Dhofar 2096
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 2096
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Oman
Mass:help 25.9 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CK6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as CK6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 22 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Dhofar 2096 (Dho 2096)        18°34.621’N, 54°10.259’E

Zufar, Oman

Find: 2014 Nov

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

Petrography: Chondrite with recrystallized texture. Chondrules (mm sized) are integrated in a recrystallized matrix. Opaques are Cr-bearing magnetite and sulfides. No metal was observed.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa28.4±0.2, NiO 0.38±0.04 wt% (n=3)

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2014 Nov
Latitude:18°34.621'N
Longitude:54°10.259'E
Mass (g):25.92
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Fayalite (mol%):28.4±0.2 (n=3)
Magnetic suscept.:4.70
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, L. Krämer Ruggiu, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):6.15
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name KK08; submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 34' 37"N, 54° 10' 16"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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