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Dar al Gani 399
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 399
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 399
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 11.46 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 122:
Date:1998
Latitude:27°52.00'N
Longitude:15°56.57'E
Mass (g):11455
Pieces:1+many
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2
Classifier:J. Zipfel and St. Schiermeyer (MPI)
Comments:sv
Institutions
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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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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 52'N, 15° 57'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 52' 0"N, 15° 56' 34"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 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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