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Dar al Gani 544
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 544
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 544
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1589 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10273 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 195:
Date:1997-1998
Latitude:26°57.80'N
Longitude:16°27.56'E
Mass (g):1589
Pieces:29
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Classifier:L. Folco and B. Anselmi (MNA-SI)
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Matteo Chinellato      
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 58'N, 16° 28'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 57' 48"N, 16° 27' 34"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 1517 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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