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Dar al Gani 551
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 551
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 551
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 5.27 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11525 approved meteorites (plus 6 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:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 202:
Date:1997-1998
Latitude:27°16.61'N
Longitude:16°07.54'E
Mass (g):5265
Pieces:many
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):26
Ferrosilite (mol%):23
Classifier:L. Folco and B. Anselmi (MNA-SI)
Comments:sv
Institutions
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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° 17'N, 16° 8'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 16' 37"N, 16° 7' 32"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1517 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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