header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 11 Oct 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Dhofar 1641
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1641
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1641
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 390 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 522 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 1 Jan 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2009 Oct 8
Latitude:18°28.322'N
Longitude:54°7.704'E
Mass (g):390
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.7 (5.2-35.7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4 (0.8-2.1)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski
Finder:Tomasz Jakubowski
Comments:The meteorite displays a dark brownish interior and is composed of abundant small chondrules with a mean diameter of about 150 µm. More rarely small whitish CAIs are encountered; matrix appears almost opaque.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Woreczko Jan & Wadi         
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 28' 19"N, 54° 7' 42"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)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page