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Dar al Gani 1000
Basic information Name: Dar al Gani 1000
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DaG 1000
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 17.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Ureilite-pmict
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite-pmict
Recommended:  Ureilite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 27 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
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Writeup from MB 87:

Dar al Gani 1000

Libya

Found 1997

Achondrite (ureilite, polymict)

A single stone of 17.92 g was found in the sand desert of Dar al Gani. Classification and mineralogy (A. Greshake, MNB;  M. Kurz, Kurz): a fragmental breccia with mineral and lithic clasts set into a ureilitic matrix dominated by large olivine and less abundant pyroxene crystals; olivine cores, Fa13.2–21.8; reduced olivine rims, Fa5–11.9; pyroxene cores, Fs14.9; reduced pyroxene rims, Fs4.4; mineral clasts are plagioclase, An22.9 and orthopyroxene, Fs8.3; lithic clasts are fine-grained, more Fe-rich olivine-pyroxene material; shock stage, S3; low degree of weathering. Specimens: main mass with Peter Jäger, Apolda, Germany; type specimen 4.2 g plus one polished thin section, MNB.

Data from:
  MB87
  Table 7
  Line 62:
Date:1997
Latitude:27°00.81'N
Longitude:16°21.95'E
Mass (g):17.92
Pieces:1
Class:Ure pm
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz
Type spec mass (g):4.2
Main mass:Peter Jäger, Apolda, Germany
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 0' 49"N, 16° 21' 57"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1046 approved meteorites from Al Jufrah, Libya
     This is 1 of 1502 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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