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Dar al Gani 769
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 769
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 769
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 22.3 g
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 130:
Date:Nov 1999
Latitude:26°54.921'N
Longitude:16°32.254'E
Mass (g):22.3
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
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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° 55'N, 16° 32'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 54' 55"N, 16° 32' 15"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 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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