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Dar al Gani 270
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 270
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 270
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 175 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H5-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5-6
Recommended:  H5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 121 approved meteorites classified as H5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 62:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°11.03'N
Longitude:16°07.73'E
Mass (g):175
Pieces:1
Class:H5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, analyzed by D. Weber, L. Niemann, K. Pollok, and A. Jäckel (Mün)
Main mass:some at MNB
Comments:sv, br
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional 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. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 11'N, 16° 8'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 11' 2"N, 16° 7' 44"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 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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