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Dhofar 1989
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1989
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1989
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.38 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 514 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 24 May 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Dhofar 1989 (Dho 1989)        19°13.558’N, 54°55.030’E

Zufar, Oman

Find: 2010 Apr 21

Classification: Ureilite

History: The meteorite was found in 2010 during a field trip in the Oman desert.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a cumulate texture of predominant olivine grains and less abundant orthopyroxene. Olivine displays characterisitic reduced rims. Graphite flakes are abundant.

Geochemistry: reduced rims in olivine: Fa2.2-6.7; Cr2O3 in ol: ~0.7 wt%

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2010 Apr 21
Latitude:19°13.558'N
Longitude:54°55.030'E
Mass (g):2377
Pieces:1
Class:ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):16.3±0.2 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.4±0.2 (n=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):4.6±0.3 (n=15)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.2
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::   (19° 13' 33"N, 54° 55' 2"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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