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Dar al Gani 436
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 436
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 436
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 260 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  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:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 132:
Date:1998
Latitude:26°51.29'N
Longitude:15°58.52'E
Mass (g):260
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.8
Classifier:J. Zipfel and St. Schiermeyer (MPI)
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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. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 51'N, 15° 59'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 51' 17"N, 15° 58' 31"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 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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