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Dar al Gani 857
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 857
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 857
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 72 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 514 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 125:
Date:Oct 1999
Latitude:27°02.49'N
Longitude:16°22.35'E
Mass (g):72
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):7.4-22.7
Classifier:A. Sexton (OU)
Main mass:Pelisson
Institutions
   and collections
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
Pelisson: Richard and Roland Pelisson, 270 Rue de la Cascade, 38660 La Terrasse, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 2'N, 16° 22'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 2' 29"N, 16° 22' 21"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 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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