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Dar al Gani 949
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 949
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 949
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 204 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 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:
  MB86
  Table 5
  Line 26:
Date:27 Mar 2000
Latitude:27°53.91'N
Longitude:15°51.82'E
Mass (g):204.01
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6
Classifier:A. Sexton, R. Greenwood and P. Bland (OU
Type spec mass (g):21.66
Type spec location:OU
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Don Edwards   
Michel Franco      
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Marcin Cimala   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 54'N, 15° 52'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 53' 55"N, 15° 51' 49"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1523 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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