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Dar al Gani 863
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 863
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 863
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 361 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-pmict
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 342 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 131:
Date:1999
Latitude:26°55.17'N
Longitude:16°40.44'E
Mass (g):361
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Weathering grade:W2
Ferrosilite (mol%):61.4
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper)
Main mass:Pelisson
Comments:Polymict
Institutions
   and collections
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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 55'N, 16° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 55' 10"N, 16° 40' 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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