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Dar al Gani 140
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 140
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 140
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Libya
Mass:help 263 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H3.9-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.9-6
Recommended:  H3.9-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites classified as H3.9-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 43:
Date:1996
Latitude:27°09.45'N
Longitude:16°12.48'E
Mass (g):263
Pieces:1
Class:H3.9-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.9±1.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2±4.1
Classifier:Analyses by D. Weber, K. Pollok, A. Jäckel, L. Niemann and T. Grund, and classifications by D. Weber and A. Bischoff (Mün),
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder or at MNB
Comments:br
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 9'N, 16° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 9' 27"N, 16° 12' 29"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 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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