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Dar al Gani 299
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 299
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 299
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 177 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5963 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 107:
Date:1997
Latitude:26°48.44'N
Longitude:16°06.68'E
Mass (g):178
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1
Classifier:J. Zipfel and F. Wlotzka (MPI),
Type spec location:MPI
Main mass:finder
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. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 48'N, 16° 7'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 46' 18"N, 16° 6' 41"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 3.2 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Murzuq, Libya
     This is 1 of 1504 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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