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Dhofar 1439
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1439
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1439
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 5.13 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  Eucrite (monomict)
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 224 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 22 May 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 7
  Line 8:
State/Prov/County:Zufar, Oman
Date:Mar-03
Latitude:18°35.3'N
Longitude:54°27.3'E
Mass (g):5132
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite (monomict)
Ferrosilite (mol%):34.7
Wollastonite (mol%):4
Classifier:C. Lorenz and N. Kononkova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Melt breccia. Augite lamellae in pyroxene (En28.6Wo41.1); feldspar is An89.3Ab10.3
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 35' 0"N, 54° 27' 18"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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