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Dar al Gani 078
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 078
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 078
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: Libya
Mass:help 838 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  CO3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CO3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 526 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Data from:
  MB81
  Table 3
  Line 105:
Latitude:27°06.29'N
Longitude:16°03.79'E
Mass (g):838
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.0 (0.1-68)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.7 (0.4-13)
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder or at MNB
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Don Edwards   
Harald Stehlik   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 6' 17"N, 16° 3' 47"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 6' 17"N, 16° 3' 47"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 16.4 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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