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Dhofar 280 Lunar meteorite (Dho 280), Dhofar, Omani
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Dhofar 280 Lunar meteorite (Dho 280)Meteorite Fall Location
DhofarGovernorate
OmanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
19° 19' 36'' North , 54° 46' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:


A fragmental highland breccia with well-preserved primary igneous clasts and negligible terrestrial alteration.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
Chromite var: Titaniferous Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: LPSC 34, abstract 1818
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
Hapkeite (TL)
Formula: Fe2Si
Type Locality:
Reference: LPSC 34, abstract 1818; Mahesh Anand, Lawrence A. Taylor, Mikhail A. Nazarov, J. Shu, H.K. Mao, and Russell J. Hemley (2004) Space weathering on airless planetary bodies: Clues from the lunar mineral hapkeite. PNAS 101:6847–6851
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: LPSC 34, abstract 1818; Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
Linzhiite
Formula: FeSi2
Description: Originally described as Ferdisilicite, renamed and redefined as linzhiite
Reference: Mahesh Anand, Lawrence A. Taylor, Mikhail A. Nazarov, J. Shu, H.K. Mao, and Russell J. Hemley (2004) Space weathering on airless planetary bodies: Clues from the lunar mineral hapkeite. PNAS 101:6847–6851
'Maskelynite'
Reference: Mahesh Anand, Lawrence A. Taylor, Mikhail A. Nazarov, J. Shu, H.K. Mao, and Russell J. Hemley (2004) Space weathering on airless planetary bodies: Clues from the lunar mineral hapkeite. PNAS 101:6847–6851
Naquite
Formula: FeSi
Reference: Mahesh Anand, Lawrence A. Taylor, Mikhail A. Nazarov, J. Shu, H.K. Mao, and Russell J. Hemley (2004) Space weathering on airless planetary bodies: Clues from the lunar mineral hapkeite. PNAS 101:6847–6851
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: LPSC 34, abstract 1818; Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Hapkeite (TL)1.BB.35Fe2Si
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Linzhiite1.BB.20FeSi2
Naquite1.BB.15FeSi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Maskelynite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Hapkeite (TL)1.1.33.6Fe2Si
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Linzhiite1.1.33.3FeSi2
Naquite1.1.33.2FeSi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Chromite
var: Titaniferous Chromite
-Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Iron-Fe
'Maskelynite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Chromite (var: Titaniferous Chromite)Fe2+Cr23+O4
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MgMagnesium
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
AlAluminium
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
SiSilicon
Si HapkeiteFe2Si
Si NaquiteFeSi
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si LinzhiiteFeSi2
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
CaCalcium
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr Chromite (var: Titaniferous Chromite)Fe2+Cr23+O4
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe HapkeiteFe2Si
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Chromite (var: Titaniferous Chromite)Fe2+Cr23+O4
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe NaquiteFeSi
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe LinzhiiteFeSi2
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)

References

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Mahesh Anand, Lawrence A. Taylor, Mikhail A. Nazarov, J. Shu, H.K. Mao, and Russell J. Hemley (2004) Space weathering on airless planetary bodies: Clues from the lunar mineral hapkeite. PNAS 101:6847–6851

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