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Dar al Gani 217
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 217
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 217
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Libya
Mass:help 3.55 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5855 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 17:
Date:1996
Latitude:27°07.85'N
Longitude:16°07.94'E
Mass (g):3550
Pieces:many
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, analyzed by D. Weber, L. Niemann, K. Pollok, and A. Jäckel (Mün)
Main mass:some at MNB
Comments:sv
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional 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. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Bernhard Rems   
Don Edwards   
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Dirk Hohmann   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 8'N, 16° 8'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 7' 51"N, 16° 7' 56"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 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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