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Dar al Gani 498
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 498
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 498
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 467 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 149:
Date:1997-1998
Latitude:27°27.26'N
Longitude:16°13.89'E
Mass (g):467
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):32
Ferrosilite (mol%):26
Classifier:L. Folco and B. Anselmi (MNA-SI)
Comments:br
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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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° 27'N, 16° 14'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 27' 16"N, 16° 13' 53"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 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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