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Dar al Gani 862
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 862
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 862
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 294 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 573 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 130:
Date:1999
Latitude:27°09.12'N
Longitude:16°18.96'E
Mass (g):294
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):14.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.1
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper)
Main mass:Pelisson
Institutions
   and collections
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Pelisson: Richard and Roland Pelisson, 270 Rue de la Cascade, 38660 La Terrasse, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 9'N, 16° 19'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 9' 7"N, 16° 18' 58"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.2 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1045 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1494 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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