Name: Dhofar 026
Location: Dhofar region of Oman
Type: Lunar, Anorthosite
A brownish gray stone weighing 148 gr was found in the Dhofar region of Oman.
Mineralogy and classification, M. Nazarov and Ivanova, Vernad: fusion crust absent;
meteorite is a clast-poor, Anorthositic, crystalline melt breccia containing rare
mineral fragments and clasts of feldspathic rocks embedded in a completely devitrified
fine-grained matrix; vesicles are abundant; sphere-shaped, chondrule-like inclusions and
rare impact melt veins are present. In the Meteoritical Bulletins it is classified as a
lunar Anorthositic crystalline melt breccia. In O.R. Norton's book "Cambridge Encyclopedia
of Meteorites" (CEM) you can also look up this information on page 179.
This meteorite was published in the Meteoritical Society Bulletin No. 84