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Dar al Gani 454
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 454
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 454
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 161 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.9
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.9
Recommended:  H3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as H3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 23:
Date:May 1998
Latitude:27°47.25'N
Longitude:15°51.30'E
Mass (g):161
Pieces:1
Class:H3.9
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):16.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.9
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5
Classifier:J. Zipfel and A. Patzer (MPI)
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 47'N, 15° 51'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 47' 15"N, 15° 51' 18"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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