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Dhofar 1825
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1825
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1825
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 98.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 678 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 22 Feb 2014
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 103:

Dhofar 1825 (Dho 1825)        18°20’28.5’’N, 54°11’48.9’’E

Zufar, Oman

Found: 15 Mar 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Geochemistry: Cr2O3 in olivine: 0.04-0.2; 3.4 sub-type estimated according to Bunch et al. (2012)

Bibliography:
  • Bunch T.E., Wittke J.H., Irving A.J., and Kuehnere S.M. (2012) Estimation of petrologic subtypes of unequilibrated ordinary chondrites from systematics of chromium distribution in ferroan olivine (abstract). 43rd Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., abstract 2193. (link)
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:15 Mar 2011
Latitude:18°20'28.5''N
Longitude:54°11'48.9''E
Mass (g):98.7
Pieces:2
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):22.9±12.6 (2.6-37.1, n=41)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19±8.9 (2.7-36.2, n=45)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:chondrule mean diameter is about 0.7 mm; low metal content; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 20' 29"N, 54° 11' 49"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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