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Dar al Gani 477
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 477
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 477
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 16.13 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10004 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 8
  Line 51:
Date:1998
Latitude:27°44.86'N
Longitude:16°00.18'E
Mass (g):16128
Pieces:8
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:J. Zipfel (MPI)
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. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 45'N, 16° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 44' 52"N, 16° 0' 11"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1043 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1480 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 20 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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