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Dar al Gani 356
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 356
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 356
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 129 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 99:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°49.17'N
Longitude:15°53.67'E
Mass (g):129
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2
Classifier:J. Zipfel and St. Schiermeyer (MPI)
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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. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 49'N, 15° 54'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 49' 10"N, 15° 53' 40"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 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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