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Shişr 164
Basic information Name: Shişr 164
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 353 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Apr 2009
Revised 24 Apr 2009: Renamed from Dho 1478, which now becomes a synonym
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 7
  Line 12:
State/Prov/County:Oman
Date:Dec-2002
Latitude:18°15.15'N
Longitude:53°59.88'E
Mass (g):353
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):0.2-39.5 (5.9 ± 10.3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.9-9.9 (3.6 ± 2.9)
Magnetic suscept.:4.48
Classifier:M. Bourot- Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:MNHN
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:In magnetite Cr2O3 0.79-1.75 wt%, MgO 0.44-0.97 wt%
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
MNHN: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 15' 9"N, 53° 59' 53"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2130 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3959 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Dhofar 1478 (Renamed meteorite shortly after approval)

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