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Dar al Gani 598
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 598
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 598
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 103 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 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 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 248:
Date:1998
Latitude:26°55.69'N
Longitude:16°28.56'E
Mass (g):103
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Classifier:A. Sexton (OU)
Institutions
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OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 56'N, 16° 29'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 55' 41"N, 16° 28' 34"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 1523 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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