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Dar al Gani 609
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 609
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 609
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 696 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  Eucrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 228 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 259:
Date:1998
Latitude:26°53.13'N
Longitude:16°34.81'E
Mass (g):696
Pieces:2
Class:Eucrite
Weathering grade:W2
Ferrosilite (mol%):27-63
Classifier:A. Sexton (OU)
Comments:monomict
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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 53'N, 16° 35'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 53' 8"N, 16° 34' 49"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 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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