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Dar al Gani 290
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 290
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 290
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 730 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L5/6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [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 80:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°05.29'N
Longitude:16°03.45'E
Mass (g):730
Pieces:13
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.6
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, analyzed by D. Weber, L. Niemann, K. Pollok, and A. Jäckel (Mün)
Main mass:some at MNB
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Don Edwards   
Mark Bostick   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 5'N, 16° 3'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 5' 17"N, 16° 3' 27"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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