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Jabal Akakus
Basic information Name: Jabal Akakus
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 215 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2807 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [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 307:
Date:1997-1998
Latitude:~25°N
Longitude:~10°50'E
Mass (g):215
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):32
Ferrosilite (mol%):26
Classifier:L. Folco and B. Anselmi (MNA-SI)
Comments:sv
Institutions
   and collections
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:   (25° 0'N, 10° 50'E)
     Recommended::   (25° 0'N, 10° 50'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Awbari, Libya
     This is 1 of 1517 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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