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Dar al Gani 429
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 429
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 429
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 253 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  C3-ung
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  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:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 129:
Date:1998
Latitude:27°16.88'N
Longitude:16°25.04'E
Mass (g):253
Pieces:1
Class:C3 ungr.
Classifier:J. Zipfel and St. Schiermeyer (MPI)
Comments:prob. paired DaG 055, 056
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Don Edwards   
Meteorites Australia   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 17'N, 16° 25'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 16' 53"N, 16° 25' 2"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.2 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1505 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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