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Dar al Gani 568
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 568
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 568
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 24.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10264 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 218:
Date:Nov 1997
Latitude:27°16.70'N
Longitude:16°06.50'E
Mass (g):24.7
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2-3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
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° 17'N, 16° 7'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 16' 42"N, 16° 6' 30"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 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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