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Dhofar 1620
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1620
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1620
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 240 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 526 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Dec 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2009 Oct 6
Latitude:18°27.895'N
Longitude:54°2.462'E
Mass (g):240
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):27.4±11.3 (2.7-39.6, n=37)
Ferrosilite (mol%):4.3±3.1 (1-10.2, n=19)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski
Finder:Tomasz Jakubowski
Comments:Relatively fresh meteorite with dark-grayi to light brown interior. Abundant small chondrules (0.1 to 0.3 mm), CAIs, and olivine amoeboids occur in a fine-grained matrix.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 27' 54"N, 54° 2' 28"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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