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Dar al Gani 968
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 968
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 968
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 351 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  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:
  MB87
  Table 7
  Line 48:
Date:1998
Latitude:26°53.56'N
Longitude:16°34.60'E
Mass (g):351
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.18
Wollastonite (mol%):2.04
Classifier:P. Sipiera and K. J.Cole, Harper
Type spec mass (g):26
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Pelisson
Finder:Pelison
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 53' 34"N, 16° 34' 36"E)

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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