Dhofar 700 Diogenite
Dhofar 700 (Diogenite)
Individual discovered June 8,2009
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Size: 25 x 25 x 18 mm
Twelve dark-grey stones totalling 2770g were found in the Dhofar region of Oman; classification and mineralogy (S.Demidova, Vernadsky Inst.; G.Kurat, Mus. Vienna): fusion crust is absent; the meteorite has an equigranular texture, and consists dominantly of orthopyroxene.
Meteorite data copied from MetBase 7.0 for Windows. Author: Joern Koblitz, The MetBase Library of Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences, Benquestrasse 27, D-28209 Bremen, Germany
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