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Dar al Gani 465
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 465
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 465
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 777 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11522 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:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 24:
Date:May 1998
Latitude:28°00.89'N
Longitude:15°51.76'E
Mass (g):777
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4/5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:J. Zipfel and A. Patzer (MPI)
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 1'N, 15° 52'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 0' 53"N, 15° 51' 46"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 1516 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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