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Dar al Gani 844
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 844
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 844
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 143 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
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 112:
Date:Oct 1999
Latitude:27°23.76'N
Longitude:16°11.43'E
Mass (g):143
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Ferrosilite (mol%):27.5-61.0
Classifier:A. Sexton (OU)
Main mass:Pelisson
Institutions
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OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
Pelisson: Richard and Roland Pelisson, 270 Rue de la Cascade, 38660 La Terrasse, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 24'N, 16° 11'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 23' 46"N, 16° 11' 26"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 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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