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Dar al Gani 485
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 485
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 485
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 596 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  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:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 136:
Date:1997-1998
Latitude:27°01.06'N
Longitude:16°23.30'E
Mass (g):596
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):21 rr 3
Ferrosilite (mol%):19 rr 10
Classifier:L. Folco and B. Anselmi (MNA-SI)
Institutions
   and collections
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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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° 1'N, 16° 23'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 1' 4"N, 16° 23' 18"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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