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Dar al Gani 932
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 932
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 932
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 23 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 372 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
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Writeup from MB 87:

Dar al Gani 932

Libya

Found 2000 November

Achondrite (howardite)

A crusted stony fragment of 23 g was found. Classification and mineralogy (A. Burroni and L. Folco, MNA-SI): the thin section that was studied (about 20 mm2) is dominated by medium to large plagioclase and pyroxene crystal fragments of eucritic and diogenitic origin set in a fragmental matrix. A mm-sized fayalitic olivine crystal fragment is also set in the matrix. DaG 932 is possibly paired with DaG 881 and DaG 915. Specimens: type specimen, 3.5 g, and two polished thin sections at MNA-SI; main mass with anonymous finder.

Data from:
  MB87
  Table 7
  Line 31:
Date:Nov 2000
Latitude:27°24'N
Longitude:16°14'E
Mass (g):23
Pieces:2
Class:How
Classifier:A. Burroni and L. Folco, MNA-SI
Type spec mass (g):3.5
Institutions
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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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 24'N, 16° 14'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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