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Dar al Gani 943
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 943
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 943
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 15.3 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  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:
  MB86
  Table 5
  Line 20:
Date:24 Mar 2000
Latitude:27°13.04'N
Longitude:16°05.56'E
Mass (g):15.25
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2/3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0
Classifier:A. Sexton, R. Greenwood and P. Bland (OU
Type spec mass (g):3.14
Type spec location:OU
Institutions
   and collections
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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 13'N, 16° 6'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 13' 2"N, 16° 5' 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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