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Dar al Gani 1065
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 1065
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 1065
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 178 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 499 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 7 Apr 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Dar al Gani 1065 (DaG 1065)        26°58.00’N, 16°22.00’E

Al Jufrah, Libya

Find: 16 May 1999

Classification: Ureilite

Physical characteristics: Olivine and pyroxene crystals have sizes up to about 1.3 mm in longest dimension. The olivines contain planar fractures. Dark areas with abundant tiny sulfide grains are common.

Petrography: The cores of the olivines have Fa20.1-21.1 (n=7), the rims are Fe-poor (Fa3-4, n=7); total range: Fa3.6-21.1. The pyroxenes (cores) are uniform in composition.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Jufrah
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:16 May 1999
Latitude:26°58.00'N
Longitude:16°22.00'E
Mass (g):178
Pieces:3
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:medium
Fayalite (mol%):20.1-21.1 (cores); 3-4 (rims)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.8 ± 0.1 (n=8)
Wollastonite (mol%):8.1 ± 0.1 (n=8)
Classifier:Bischoff A. and Ebert S., IfP
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Finder
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Ebert S.
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 58'N, 16° 22'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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