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Dhofar 275
Basic information Name: Dhofar 275
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 275
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 353 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 442 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 56:
Date:12 Dec 2001
Latitude:19°09.1'N
Longitude:54°46.5'E
Mass (g):353
Pieces:8
Class:Eucrite
Fayalite (mol%):40.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.2
Classifier:C. Lorenz (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):63.6
Comments:En47.0; Plag: An86.9, Orl.6; probably paired with 055
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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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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 9'N, 54° 47'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 9' 6"N, 54° 46' 30"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 km apart

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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