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Daraj 001
Basic information Name: Daraj 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Libya
Mass:help 30 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10071 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)
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Daraj 001

Hammadah al Hamra, Libya

Found 1986

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5).

A total weight of about 20 kg was found. This is one of about 65 specimens found in the area in 1986 and 1987. All are ordinary chondrites and the total number of individual falls is not known. The locality is also spelt Derj (F. Wlotzka, Max-PlanckInstitut fur Chemie, Mainz). The following, classified specimens weigh over 200 g.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 37'N, 11° 45'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 38' 33"N, 11° 43' 56"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 3.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 213 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1504 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Daraj A01 (From MetBase)
Daraj K30 (From MetBase)
Derj (In NHM Cat)

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