header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 30 Nov 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Dar al Gani 998
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 998
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 998
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 3.52 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 526 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 7
  Line 60:
Date:1999
Latitude:27°10.46'N
Longitude:15°55.23'E
Mass (g):3522
Pieces:6
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):0.3-80
Ferrosilite (mol%):1-48
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz, Kurz
Type spec mass (g):33.4
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
unknown      
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
jean bernard Delbauve   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 10' 28"N, 15° 55' 14"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)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page