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Dar al Gani 869
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 869
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 869
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 836 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4-5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4/5
Recommended:  H4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 501 approved meteorites classified as H4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 137:
Date:1998
Latitude:27°05.59'N
Longitude:16°02.96E
Mass (g):836
Pieces:1
Class:H4/5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):18
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1
Classifier:T. Ishi and M. Otsuki (UTok) and H. Takeda (Chiba)
Type spec location:NSMT
Comments:Type spec. 7.4 g
Institutions
   and collections
UTok: Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2011)
Chiba: Chiba Institute of Technology, Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan (institutional address)
NSMT: National Museum of Nature and Science, 4-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0005, JAPAN, Japan; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jun 2014)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 6'N, 16° 3'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 5' 35"N, 16° 2' 58"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 1498 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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