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Dar al Gani 276
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 276
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 276
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 98 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  Eucrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-pmict
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 341 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 105:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°22.65'N
Longitude:16°11.59'E
Mass (g):98
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):62.1 (one grain)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24-55
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:Dar al Gani 276: polymict eucrite; cpx, Fs14–43; plagioclase, An77–97.
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 23'N, 16° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 22' 39"N, 16° 11' 35"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 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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