Dar al Gani 665 (Ureilite-pmict)


Country: Libya
State/District: Al Jufrah
Date of fall/find: Found 1999, November
Total known weight: 0.363 kg
Number of pieces: 3
Type: Ureilite-pmict

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A 363 g dark stone with fusion crust was found in the Dar al Gani region. Classification and mineralogy (L. Folco and C. Ferraris MNA­SI): a fragmental breccia, with lithic and mineral clasts embedded in a cataclastic matrix of predominantly ureilitic material; lithic clasts include mafic ureilite material (olivine + pigeonite-rich), felsic material (oligoclase + pigeonite-rich), and dark objects; possibly paired with DaG 319 (see MetBull 83 and Ikeda et al., 2000). Specimens: main mass with anonymous finder; type specimen, 16 g, plus polished thin sections, MNA-SI



ID#: 7154
Description: One side polished slice
Size: 5 x 4 x 0.5 cm
Weight: 23.34 gr

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