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Dar al Gani 612
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 612
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 612
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1492 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (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:
  MB84
  Table 8
  Line 55:
Date:1998
Latitude:27°16.15'N
Longitude:16°21.84'E
Mass (g):1492
Pieces:many
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
Classifier:L. Folco (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. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 16'N, 16° 22'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 16' 9"N, 16° 21' 50"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 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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