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Daraj 141
Basic information Name: Daraj 141
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986 or 1987
Country: Libya
Mass:help 94 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 1
  Line 20:
Date:1987
Latitude:29°35'N
Longitude:11°47'E
Mass (g):94
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):18.9
Classifier:Data collated by J. Zipfel (Mainz) from various sources
Type spec mass (g):94
Institutions
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Mainz: 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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 37'N, 11° 45'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 35'N, 11° 47'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.9 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 213 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1504 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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