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Dar al Gani 902
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 902
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 902
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 462 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 677 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 143:
Date:1999
Latitude:27°55.59N
Longitude:16°54.25E
Mass (g):462
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):2-23
Classifier:F. Wlotzka (MPI) and M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany
Comments:Chondrules up to 2 mm
Institutions
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Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Erich Haiderer   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 56'N, 16° 54'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 55' 35"N, 16° 54' 15"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 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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