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Dar al Gani 859
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 859
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 859
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 2.52 kg
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 127:
Date:1998
Latitude:26°58.84'N
Longitude:16°20.78'E
Mass (g):2517
Pieces:4
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.1
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper)
Main mass:Pelisson
Institutions
   and collections
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Pelisson: Richard and Roland Pelisson, 270 Rue de la Cascade, 38660 La Terrasse, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 59'N, 16° 21'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 58' 50"N, 16° 20' 47"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 1516 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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