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Dar al Gani 759
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 759
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 759
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 90.5 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (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:
  MB84
  Table 8
  Line 120:
Date:Nov 1999
Latitude:27°42.858'N
Longitude:15°52.123'E
Mass (g):90.5
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 43'N, 15° 52'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 42' 52"N, 15° 52' 7"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 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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