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Dar al Gani 557
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 557
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 557
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 97 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  CM2
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 533 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 208:
Date:Nov 1997
Latitude:27°12.66'N
Longitude:16°21.11'E
Mass (g):97
Pieces:1
Class:CM2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.8-49.4
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis, and B. Zanda (MNHNP)
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Michel Franco   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 13'N, 16° 21'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 12' 40"N, 16° 21' 7"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 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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