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Daraj 116
Basic information Name: Daraj 116
     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 2.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
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:
  MB67
  Table 1
  Line 22:
Mass (g):2303
Class:L5
Classifier:F. Wlotzka, Max-Planck Institut, Mainz
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. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 37'N, 11° 45'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 30' 34"N, 11° 48' 22"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 13.1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 213 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Daraj K17 (From MetBase)

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