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Dar al Gani 561
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 561
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 561
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 83.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6006 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 212:
Date:Nov 1997
Latitude:27°12.07'N
Longitude:16°19.05'E
Mass (g):83.52
Pieces:3
Class:H4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 12'N, 16° 19'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 12' 4"N, 16° 19' 3"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 1516 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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