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Dar al Gani 264
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 264
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 264
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 68 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  LL(L)3-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L/LL3-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL3-6
Recommended:  L/LL3-6    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as L/LL3-6.
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 3), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 56:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°12.16'N
Longitude:16°25.25'E
Mass (g):68
Pieces:1
Class:LL(L)3-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26.1±6.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.6±4.1
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, analyzed by D. Weber, L. Niemann, K. Pollok, and A. Jäckel (Mün)
Main mass:some at MNB
Comments:sv, br
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 12'N, 16° 25'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 12' 10"N, 16° 25' 15"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 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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