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Dar al Gani 870
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 870
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 870
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 262 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H3/4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3/4
Recommended:  H3/4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites classified as H3/4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 7
  Line 3:
Date:2000
Latitude:26°54.66'N
Longitude:16°27.41'E
Mass (g):262
Pieces:1
Class:H3/4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:P. Sipiera and K. J.Cole, Harper
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Pelisson
Finder:Pelison
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)
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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 54' 40"N, 16° 27' 25"E)

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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