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Dar al Gani 1022
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 1022
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 1022
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Libya
Mass:help 33.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  LL7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL7
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 60 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 87:

Dar al Gani 1022

Libya

Found 2001 April 25

Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

A stone of 33.6 g was found in the Dar al Gani region. Classification and mineralogy (S. Afanasiev, M. Nazarov, Vernad): the meteorite shows an equigranular texture; rare chondrule relics are present; plagioclase grain size up to 200 µm. Mineral phases have homogeneous chemical composition: olivine, Fa29.6; orthopyroxene, Fs25.0Wo2.42 (1.2 wt% CaO); plagioclase, An11.2Or3.6; metal is commonly oxidized and contains up to 45 wt% Ni and 2 wt% Co; chromite and troilite are present; shock stage S2; weathering grade W3. Specimens: type specimen, 7 g, and one thin section, Vernad; main mass with anonymous owner

Data from:
  MB87
  Table 7
  Line 75:
Date:Apr 2001
Latitude:~27°05'N
Longitude:~16°15'E
Mass (g):33.6
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, M. Nazarov, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):7
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Don Edwards   
Shinishi Kato   
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Dirk Hohmann   
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Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 5'N, 16° 15'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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