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Dhofar 778
Basic information Name: Dhofar 778
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 778
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 156 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Diogenite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 422 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 204:
Date:Oct 2000
Latitude:18°43.525'N
Longitude:54°43.829'E
Mass (g):156
Pieces:1
Class:Dio
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):27.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh, Frei
Type spec mass (g):20
Comments:Plag: An 69-79, sv
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Stephan Kambach   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 43' 32"N, 54° 43' 50"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3947 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 366 unapproved names)
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