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Dhofar 1735
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1735
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1735
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 48.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 499 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 4 Jul 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Dhofar 1735 (Dho 1735)        18°44.383’N, 54°11.153’E

Zufar, Oman

Found: 14 Jul 2001

Classification: Ureilite

Petrography: Typical coarse-grained, olivine-rich ureilite. The olivine grains are surrounded by the typical dark to opaque reduction zones. The olivine cores are Fa19-21, whereas within the reduced areas Fe contents down to Fa2 have been analyzed. Most of the metal has been lost by terrestrial weathering.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:14 Jul 2001
Latitude:18°44.383'N
Longitude:54°11.153'E
Mass (g):48.92
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):19-21 (cores)
Classifier:M. Matthes, A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):10
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anonymous finder
Comments:MS name: 2011-2; submitted by A. Bischoff
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 44' 23"N, 54° 11' 9"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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