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Dhofar 290
Basic information Name: Dhofar 290
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 290
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 62 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Acapulcoite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  Acapulcoite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Acapulcoite
Recommended:  Acapulcoite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 74 approved meteorites classified as Acapulcoite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Acapulcoites, and Primitive achondrites
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 69:
Date:11 Dec 2001
Latitude:19°18.9'N
Longitude:54°50.6'E
Mass (g):62
Pieces:1
Class:Acapulcoite
Fayalite (mol%):11
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.85
Classifier:C. Lorenz (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):14.1
Comments:Plag: An] 8.46, Or2.84
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 19'N, 54° 51'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 18' 54"N, 54° 50' 36"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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