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Dar al Gani 956
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 956
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 956
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 15 kg
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 11283 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:
  MB86
  Table 5
  Line 33:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°07.96'N
Longitude:15°59.55'E
Mass (g):15000
Pieces:several
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8
Classifier:F. Wlotzka (MPI) and M. Kurz (Kurz)
Type spec mass (g):125
Type spec location:MPI
Institutions
   and collections
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 8'N, 16° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 7' 58"N, 15° 59' 33"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1498 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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