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Dar al Gani 315
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 315
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 315
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 525 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H3-5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3-5
Recommended:  H3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 75 approved meteorites classified as H3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 123:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°07.33'N
Longitude:16°18.72'E
Mass (g):525
Pieces:1
Class:H3-5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.8 (11.7-18.1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.2 (5.7-15.6)
Classifier:J. Zipfel and F. Wlotzka (MPI),
Type spec location:MPI
Main mass:finder
Comments:br
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 7'N, 16° 19'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 7' 20"N, 16° 18' 43"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 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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