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Dar al Gani 961
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 961
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 961
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 481 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 34:
Date:1998
Latitude:26°52.95'N
Longitude:16°39.72'E
Mass (g):481
Pieces:3
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper)
Type spec mass (g):18
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Pelisson
Finder:Pelisson
Institutions
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PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Pelisson: Richard and Roland Pelisson, 270 Rue de la Cascade, 38660 La Terrasse, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 53'N, 16° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 52' 57"N, 16° 39' 43"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 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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