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Dar al Gani 647
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 647
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 647
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1425 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 228 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MB 84:

Dar al Gani 647

Libya

Found 1996/97 winter

A chondrite (eucrite)

A 1425 g oriented stone with fusion crust was collected in the Dar al Gani region. Classification and mineralogy (H. Takeda, URyuk ; F. Wlotzka, MPI; M. Kurz, Neukirchen, Germany):  a recrystallized monomict eucrite; subophitic texture; plagioclase laths, An88; low-Ca pyroxene hosts, Fs61Wo4, with exsolution lamellae of augite; small individual augites, Fs31Wo41; accessory silica, ilmenite, titanian chromite; pairing with DaG 567 is possible. Specimens:  type specimen, 6 g, MPI; 2 g, URyuk ; main mass with finder.

Data from:
  MB84
  Table 8
  Line 90:
Date:1996-97
Latitude:27°10'N
Longitude:16°8'E
Mass (g):1425
Pieces:1
Class:Euc
Classifier:F. Wlotzka (MPI) and H. Takeda (Chiba)
Comments:see separate entry
Institutions
   and collections
URyuk: Department of Physics and Earth Science, University of Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan (institutional address)
Chiba: Chiba Institute of Technology, Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan (institutional address)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 10'N, 16° 8'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 10'N, 16° 8'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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