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Dar al Gani 580
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 580
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 580
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 90 g
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 230:
Date:Mar 1998
Latitude:27°04.55'N
Longitude:16°19.61'E
Mass (g):90
Pieces:2
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis, and B. Zanda (MNHNP)
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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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° 5'N, 16° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 4' 33"N, 16° 19' 37"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 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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