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Dar al Gani 978
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 978
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 978
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 44.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  C3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  C3-ung
Recommended:  C3-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as C3-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), and Ungrouped chondrites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 7
  Line 52:
Date:1999
Latitude:27°16.84'N
Longitude:16°24.34'E
Mass (g):44.4
Pieces:1
Class:C3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):29.1 (17.4-31.8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.4 (2.9-21.7)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz, Kurz
Type spec mass (g):9.5
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 16' 50"N, 16° 24' 20"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1503 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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