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Dar al Gani 247
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 247
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 247
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 107 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2754 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 101:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°12.21'N
Longitude:16°12.00'E
Mass (g):107
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):31.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.9
Classifier:Analyses by D. Weber, K. Pollok, A. Jäckel, L. Niemann and T. Grund, and classifications by D. Weber and A. Bischoff (Mün),
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder or at MNB
Comments:sv
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 12'N, 16° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 12' 13"N, 16° 12' 0"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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