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Dhofar 700 History


Name: Dhofar 700
Location: Dhofar region of Oman
Type: Achondrite Diogenite

Dhofar 007 was found in Oman on November 15, 2002 by a russian meteorite hunting team. 

A total of 12 stones were found, with a total weight of 2779 grams. It was classified as a Diogenite. 

This is a strange meteorite with no fusion crust on any of the pieces and large green crystals.

This meteorite was published in the Meteoritical Society Bulletin No. 87
Check out their web site at http://www.meteoriticalsociety.org/

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