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Dar al Gani 480
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 480
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 480
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 181 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-br
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 424 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 31:
Date:May 1998
Latitude:27°22.11'N
Longitude:16°10.41'E
Mass (g):181
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Shock stage:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):23-51
Classifier:J. Zipfel and A. Patzer (MPI)
Comments:An82-92; br
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 22'N, 16° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 22' 7"N, 16° 10' 25"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 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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