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Dhofar 2030
Basic information Name: Dhofar 2030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 2030
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 34 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 7 Oct 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2009 Feb 23
Latitude:19°21.68'N
Longitude:54°45.60'E
Mass (g):34
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):13.8±16.6 (0.3-44.6, n=35)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.5±1.5 (0.8-5.1, n=23)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±1.4 (0.3-4.4, n=23)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):6.8
Type spec location:MNB (4 g) and MZ (2.8 g)
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Brownish, with abundant small chondrules, CAIs, chondrule and mineral fragments in a fine-grained matrix. Chondrules typically 0.1-0.2 mm in diameter, some with reddish staining due to terrestrial weathering.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
MZ: Aleja na Skarpie 20/26, 27 00-488 Warsaw, Poland, Poland (institutional address; updated 18 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 21' 41"N, 54° 45' 36"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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