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Dar al Gani 593
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 593
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 593
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1040 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11517 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:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 243:
Date:Mar 1998
Latitude:27°38.35'N
Longitude:15°52.86'E
Mass (g):1040
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):25.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis, and B. Zanda (MNHNP)
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Michel Franco, Caillou Noir         
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 38'N, 15° 53'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 38' 21"N, 15° 52' 52"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 1516 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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