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Dar al Gani 444
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 444
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 444
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 164 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL4-5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  LL4-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL4-5
Recommended:  LL4-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as LL4-5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 17:
Date:May 1998
Latitude:27°23.30'N
Longitude:16°09.44'E
Mass (g):164
Pieces:1
Class:LL4-5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):28
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7
Classifier:J. Zipfel and A. Patzer (MPI)
Comments:br
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 23'N, 16° 9'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 23' 18"N, 16° 9' 26"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 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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