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Dar al Gani 899
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 899
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 899
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 263 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 140:
Date:1998
Latitude:27°49.96'N
Longitude:15°54.63'E
Mass (g):263
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):24.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):4-21
Classifier:F. Wlotzka (MPI) and M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany
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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 50'N, 15° 55'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 49' 58"N, 15° 54' 38"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1504 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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