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Dar al Gani 1062
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 1062
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 1062
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1288 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 341 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 11 Dec 2013
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 102:

Dar al Gani 1062 (DaG 1062)        28°19’34"N, 15°31’52"E

Al Jufrah, Libya

Found: 2008 Nov

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, polymict)

Physical characteristics: Weathered brown stone.

Petrography: Fine grained (50 to 500 μm) subophitic rock consisting mainly of exsolved pigeonite and bytownite plus accessory chromite, ilmenite and silica.

Geochemistry: Bulk Fe/Mn = 31.2 by FPXRF. Mineral chemistry: Pigeonite Fs58.8±4.2Wo9.8±6.0 Fe/Mn=24.9±2.9 (n=10), augite Fs27.9±0.2 Wo45.3±0.2 Fe/Mn=30.8±7.6 (n=2), bytownite An88.0±2.2 (n=10).

Classification: Basaltic eucrite.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Jufrah
Origin or pseudonym:Dar al Gani
Date:2008 Nov
Latitude:28°19'34"N
Longitude:15°31'52"E
Mass (g):1288
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-pmict
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:high
Classifier:M. Gemelli, C. Cordier and L. Folco, MNA-SI
Type spec mass (g):1288
Type spec location:OAM
Main mass:OAM
Comments:Submitted by L. Folco
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)
OAM: Museo del Cielo e della Terra Vicolo Baciadonne 1 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto ( BO) Italy Osservatorio Astronomico e Museo "Giorgio Abetti", San Giovanni Persiceto, Bologna, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 31 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (28° 19' 34"N, 15° 31' 52"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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