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Dar al Gani 257
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 257
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 257
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 135 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  LL5-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5-6
Recommended:  LL5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites classified as LL5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 50:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°04.18'N
Longitude:16°10.05'E
Mass (g):135
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):28.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.3
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, analyzed by D. Weber, L. Niemann, K. Pollok, and A. Jäckel (Mün)
Main mass:some at MNB
Comments:br
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. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 4'N, 16° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 4' 11"N, 16° 10' 3"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 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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