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Dar al Gani 055
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 055
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 055
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: Libya
Mass:help 451 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 80  (1996)  C3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  C-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  C3-ung
Recommended:  C3-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites classified as C3-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), and Ungrouped chondrites
Data from:
  MB80
  Table 3
  Line 107:
Latitude:27°16.03'N
Longitude:16°25.22'E
Mass (g):451
Pieces:1
Class:C3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):14.9 (0.4-32) Matrix olivine: 30.5±0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.6 (0.6-6)
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder
Comments:Weber et al. (1996); Related to CV and CK chondrites; classification uncertain
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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. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 16' 2"N, 16° 25' 13"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 16' 2"N, 16° 25' 13"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 8.3 m 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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