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Dhofar 2097
Basic information Name: Dhofar 2097
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 2097
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Oman
Mass:help 58.3 g
Classification
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Recommended:  CO3.1    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as CO3.1.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 22 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Dhofar 2097 (Dho 2097)        18°35.932’N, 54°04.634’E

Zufar, Oman

Find: 2014 Nov

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3.1)

Petrography: Chondrite with small chondrules (~300 μm) set in abundant, fine-grained, iron-rich matrix. Opaques are FeNi metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa16.0±15.2, range Fa1.4-44.6, Fa PMD 78% (n=13). Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.25±0.17 wt% (n=11). Orthopyroxene Fs3.0±1.9Wo2.0±0.8 (n=5). Defocused matrix analyses: FeO 34.7 wt%, total 90.7 wt%. Magnetic susceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.02.

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3.1). Subtype from Cr2O3 content of ferroan olivine.

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°35.932'N
Longitude:54°04.634'E
Mass (g):58.3
Pieces:1
Class:CO3.1
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):16.0±15.2 (n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):3.02±1.9 (n=5)
Magnetic suscept.:4.02
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, L. Krämer Ruggiu, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):11.84
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name KK019; submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
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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° 35' 56"N, 54° 4' 38"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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