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Dar al Gani 785
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 785
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 785
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 278 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  LL3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 325 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 8
  Line 146:
Date:Jan 2000
Latitude:26°59.928'N
Longitude:16°26.570'E
Mass (g):278
Pieces:11
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):0.6-32.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.9-28.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.2-4.3
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Comments:
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 0'N, 16° 27'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 59' 56"N, 16° 26' 34"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 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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