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Dar al Gani 180
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 180
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 180
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1700 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  LL3.9
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3.9
Recommended:  LL3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites classified as LL3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB81
  Table 3
  Line 126:
Latitude:27°15.87'N
Longitude:16°24.52'E
Mass (g):1700
Pieces:14
Class:LL3.9
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):28.1 ± 1.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6 ± 3.0
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder or at MNB
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Don Edwards   
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Achim Sven Faforke   
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Volker Heinrich   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 15' 52"N, 16° 24' 31"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 15' 52"N, 16° 24' 31"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 8.9 m 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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