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Dar al Gani 872
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 872
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 872
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Libya
Mass:help 885 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-mmict
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 224 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 5
  Line 5:
Date:Oct 2000
Latitude:27°13.15'N
Longitude:16°13.58'E
Mass (g):885
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Shock stage:heavy
Weathering grade:W2
Ferrosilite (mol%):60-63
Classifier:A. Patzer, D. Hill, W. Boyton (UAz) and P. Sipiera (Harper)
Type spec mass (g):30.4
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Pelisson
Finder:Pelisson
Comments:monomict basalt; See description in Patzer et al. (2002)
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 13'N, 16° 14'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 13' 9"N, 16° 13' 35"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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