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Dhofar 1991
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1991
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1991
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1379 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H-melt rock
Recommended:  H-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as H-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 May 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Dhofar 1991 (Dho 1991)        18°38.149’N, 54°43.908’E

Zufar, Oman

Find: 2010 Apr 23

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H, melt rock)

Petrography: The meteorite displays a melt texture of sometimes euhedral olivine, orthopyroxene, rare augite and abundant FeNi metal and FeS spherules. Rarely, poorly defined relict chondrules have been found. FeNi-metal or sulfide veins are absent. Olivine and orthopyroxene are compositional homogeneous.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2010 Apr 23
Latitude:18°38.149'N
Longitude:54°43.908'E
Mass (g):1379
Pieces:1
Class:H-melt rock
Shock stage:Melted
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):14.8±0.1 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.5±0.4 (n=17)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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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° 38' 9"N, 54° 43' 54"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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