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Dhofar 1575
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1575
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1575
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 412 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 100:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:09 Apr 2009
Latitude:18°32'N
Longitude:54°08'E
Mass (g):2800
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):21.5; 3.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.7-17.8
Wollastonite (mol%):6.0-5.8
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:R. Ward
Finder:R. Ward
Comments:Reduced rims on ol and pigeonite. Field name: R38.; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Ward: No contact information provided. (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 32'N, 54° 8'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2034 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3819 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 300 unapproved names)
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