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Dar al Gani 637
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 637
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 637
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1149 g
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 10689 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 80:
Date:1998
Latitude:26°52.93'N
Longitude:16°39.10'E
Mass (g):1149
Pieces:2
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1
Classifier:A. Sexton (OU)
Institutions
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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 53'N, 16° 39'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 52' 56"N, 16° 39' 6"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.2 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1045 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1494 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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