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Dhofar 1436 and Dhofar 1443 were collected <800 m from each other. They are similar in appearance and identical in composition. We assume that they are paired. Although JaH 348 is reported to have been collected 143 km away, it is also similar in appearance and composition. The two meteorites might be launch paired.
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TheDhofar 1436(Achondrite - lunar feldspathic impact-melt breccia)meteoritewas discoveredin the Dhofar region of Sultanate of Oman, on the 8th December,2004.

A total mass of24.2 gwas recovered.

18 25' 24"N, 54 25' 24"E


Lunar meteorite (feldspathic impact melt breccia)

History: This meteorite was discovered by an anonymous finder on a limestone plateau in the Dhofar region of Sultanate of Oman, far from other known lunar meteorites.
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