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Dhofar 1623
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1623
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1623
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 890 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 499 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 11 Aug 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Dhofar 1623 (Dho 1623)        18°27.102’N, 54°12.392’E

Zufar, Oman

Found: 2009 May 6

Classification: Ureilite

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart; P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel) Olivine Fa8.4-22, pigeonite Fs17.6-18.1Wo9.1-9.8. Kamacite Ni = 0.1-4.3, Co = 0.2-0.5, Si=0.1-3.7, P=0.1-0.8; troilite Cr=2.8-5.0, Mn=0.6 (wt%).

Classification: Ureilite

Specimens: Type specimen 20 g Kiel; 10 g Bart.

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2009 May 6
Latitude:18°27.102'N
Longitude:54°12.392'E
Mass (g):890
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):20.0 (8.4-22.0)
Magnetic suscept.:4.88
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, Bart; P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 27' 6"N, 54° 12' 24"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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