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Dar al Gani 596
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 596
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 596
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 189 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  LL5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3132 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 246:
Date:1998
Latitude:27°12.82'N
Longitude:16°16.89'E
Mass (g):189
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.5
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 13'N, 16° 17'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 12' 49"N, 16° 16' 53"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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