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Dar al Gani 638
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 638
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 638
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 8.17 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (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:
  MB84
  Table 8
  Line 81:
Date:1998
Latitude:26°57'N
Longitude:16°9'E
Mass (g):8170
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper)
Main mass:DuPont collection
Comments:28 g Dupont
Institutions
   and collections
DuPont: James M. DuPont Meteorite Collection, Deposited at FMNH in 2008., United States (private address; updated 1 Jun 2012)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 57'N, 16° 9'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 57'N, 16° 9'E)

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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