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Dar al Gani 1040
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 1040
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 1040
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Libya
Mass:help 781 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 507 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
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Writeup from MB 89:

Dar al Gani 1040

Libya

Found 2001 May 21

Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Fifteen stones totaling 781 g were found 2001 May 21 by an anonymous finder in the desert of Dar al Gani. Classification and mineralogy (A. Greshake and M. Kurz): contains chondrules (mean diameter, 760 μm, abundance 25 vol. %), CAIs, and mineral fragments set into a fine-grained matrix; olivine, Fa19.6 (range Fa2.2-30.3), low-Ca pyroxene, Fs1.8-7.2Wo0.6-1.3; oxygen isotopes (I. A. Franchi and R. C. Greenwood, OU): δ17O = -4.98 ‰, δ18O = -1.71 ‰, Δ17O = -4.09 ‰; low degree of shock; moderate degree of weathering. Specimens: main mass with anonymous finder; type specimen 20.7 g MNB.

Data from:
  MB89
  Table 1
  Line 25:
Date:2001-2002
Latitude:27°16.88'N
Longitude:16°24.50'E
Mass (g):781
Pieces:15
Class:CV3
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):19.6 (2-30)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2-7
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz
Type spec mass (g):20.7
Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 16' 53"N, 16° 24' 30"E)

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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