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Dar al Gani 242
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 242
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 242
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 69 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  Impact melt breccia
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H-an
Recommended:  H-an    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites classified as H-an.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 100:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°12.15'N
Longitude:16°03.16'E
Mass (g):69
Pieces:1
Class:impact melt br.
Fayalite (mol%):23.5±1.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.8±2.3
Classifier:Analyses by D. Weber, K. Pollok, A. Jäckel, L. Niemann and T. Grund, and classifications by D. Weber and A. Bischoff (Mün),
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder or at MNB
Comments:Dar al Gani 242: impact melt breccia with H-chondritic fragments (Fa: 20.1; Fs: 17.8).
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 12'N, 16° 3'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 12' 9"N, 16° 3' 10"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 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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