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Dar al Gani 679
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 679
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 679
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 21 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5-6
Recommended:  H5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites classified as H5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 55:
Date:Nov 1999
Latitude:26°57'N
Longitude:16°28'E
Mass (g):21
Pieces:1
Class:H5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):18
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
Classifier:L. Folco and C. Ferraris (MNA-SI)
Main mass:MNA-SI
Comments:br
Institutions
   and collections
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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 57'N, 16° 28'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 57'N, 16° 28'E)

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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