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Dar al Gani 668
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 668
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 668
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 86 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CO3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  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:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 47:
Date:Nov 1999
Latitude:27°04'N
Longitude:16°04'E
Mass (g):86
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):2-65
Ferrosilite (mol%):0-2
Classifier:L. Folco and C. Ferraris (MNA-SI)
Main mass:anonymous finder
Comments:paired with DaG 667
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 4'N, 16° 4'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 4'N, 16° 4'E)

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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