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Dhofar 2037
Basic information Name: Dhofar 2037
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 2037
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 400 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 493 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Dec 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Dhofar 2037 (Dho 2037)        18.753°N, 54.377°E

Zufar, Oman

Find: 2009

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Found in 2009 by an anonymous prospector.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Separated granular chondrules (apparent diameter 2.4±1.9 mm) and amoeboid fine-grained CAI are set in a deep brown matrix (~40 vol.%).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.3-59.1, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs0.7-1.7Wo1.2-0.9, N = 2), augite (Fs24.3Wo45.2), Al-Ti-diopside (Fs4.8Wo53.9, Al2O3 = 15.9 wt.%, TiO2 = 1.0 wt.%).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Specimens: 20.1 g including one polished thin section at ROM; remainder with anonymous owner.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2009
Latitude:18.753°N
Longitude:54.377°E
Mass (g):400
Pieces:2
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):0.3-59.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.7-1.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2-0.9
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:ROM
Main mass:Anonymous
Comments:ROM 091; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
ROM: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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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::   (18° 45' 11"N, 54° 22' 37"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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