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Dhofar 1621
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1621
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1621
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 85 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 526 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 3 Dec 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2009 Oct 5
Latitude:19°10.615'N
Longitude:54°51.928'E
Mass (g):85
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19±13.6 (0.3-40.6, n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.3±0.8 (1.1-3.7, n=27)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski
Finder:Tomasz Jakubowski
Comments:Dark brownish interior with few reddish regions. Abundant small chondrules (~0.2 mm) and small whitish CAIs set in a fine-grained groundmass.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 10' 37"N, 54° 51' 56"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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