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Dhofar 1514
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1514
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1514
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1749 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  R3.6
Recommended:  R3.6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites classified as R3.6.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 100:

Dhofar 1514 (Dho 1514)        18° 20' 19"N,  54° 23' 22"E

Zufar, Oman

Found: 2008

Classification: Rumuruti chondrite (R3.6)

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS) Unequilibrated chondrite consisting of distinct and fresh chondrules (mostly PO, granular and BO types) plus sparse autolithic clasts set in a stained matrix of related debris. Mineralogy includes olivine, orthopyroxene, sodic feldspathic glass, Cr-bearing magnetite, ilmenite, chromite, troilite and rare awaruite.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 87:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:20 Nov 2008
Latitude:18°20'19"N
Longitude:54°23'22"E
Mass (g):1749
Pieces:1
Class:R3.6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.6-41.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):4.8-27.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-3.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS,
Type spec mass (g):44.0
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Comments:contains Cr-magnetite, awaruite; submitted by Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 20' 19"N, 54° 23' 22"E)

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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