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Dar al Gani 340
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 340
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 340
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 591 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  Ureilite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 499 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 143:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°09.08"N
Longitude:16°02.70'E
Mass (g):591
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):20.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9
Classifier:C. A. Goodrich (MPI),
Type spec location:MPI
Main mass:finder
Comments:A relatively unshocked ureilite; see Scherer et al. (1998a).
Institutions
   and collections
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:   (27° 9'N, 16° 3'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 9' 5"N, 16° 2' 42"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 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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