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Dhofar 2043
Basic information Name: Dhofar 2043
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 2043
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Oman
Mass:help 34.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  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 11 Mar 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Dhofar 2043 (Dho 2043)        18°28’21.5"N, 54°10’11.6

Zufar, Oman

Find: 2014 Nov 08

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

Petrography: Chondrules and rare CAIs in a dark brown matrix (~50 vol%). Chondrule mean apparent diameter 210±110 μm (N=33).

Geochemistry: Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.08±0.08 wt% (n=5)

Classification: CO3

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2014 Nov 08
Latitude:18°28'21.5"N
Longitude:54°10'11.6
Mass (g):34.3
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Weathering grade:Severe
Fayalite (mol%):28.3±17.7 (PMD 57%, n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):30.4 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.73
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi, J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):6.95
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Anonymous
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 28' 22"N, 54° 10' 12"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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