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Dar al Gani 178
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 178
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 178
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Libya
Mass:help 640 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11277 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 1:
Date:1996
Latitude:27°08.46'N
Longitude:16°10.07'E
Mass (g):640
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, analyzed by D. Weber, L. Niemann, K. Pollok, and A. Jäckel (Mün)
Main mass:some at MNB
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 8'N, 16° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 8' 28"N, 16° 10' 4"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1498 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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