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Dar al Gani 898
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 898
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 898
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Libya
Mass:help 828 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  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:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 139:
Date:27 Apr 2001
Latitude:27°02.07'N
Longitude:16°08.57'E
Mass (g):828
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.0±3.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff (Mün) and R. Bartoschewitz (Bart)
Main mass:Bart
Institutions
   and collections
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 2'N, 16° 9'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 2' 4"N, 16° 8' 34"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 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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