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Dar al Gani 175
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 175
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 175
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1641 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H5-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5-6
Recommended:  H5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 122 approved meteorites classified as H5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 73:
Date:1996
Latitude:27°07.07'N
Longitude:16°05.12'E
Mass (g):1641
Pieces:5
Class:H5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:Analyses by D. Weber, K. Pollok, A. Jäckel, L. Niemann and T. Grund, and classifications by D. Weber and A. Bischoff (Mün),
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder or at MNB
Comments:sv, br
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 7'N, 16° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 7' 4"N, 16° 5' 7"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.2 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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