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Dar al Gani 636
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 636
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 636
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 2.98 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (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:
  MB84
  Table 8
  Line 79:
Date:1998
Latitude:26°52.86'N
Longitude:16°32.95'E
Mass (g):2975
Pieces:3
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2
Classifier:A. Sexton (OU)
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OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 53'N, 16° 33'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 52' 52"N, 16° 32' 57"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 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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