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Dar al Gani 479
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 479
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 479
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 81 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  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:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 30:
Date:May 1998
Latitude:27°21.35'N
Longitude:16°12.19'E
Mass (g):81
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:J. Zipfel and A. Patzer (MPI)
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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 21'N, 16° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 21' 21"N, 16° 12' 11"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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