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Dar al Gani 476 Martian meteorite (DaG 476), Dar al Gani, Al Jufrah District, Libyai
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Dar al Gani 476 Martian meteorite (DaG 476)Meteorite Fall Location
Dar al Gani- not defined -
Al Jufrah DistrictDistrict
LibyaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
27° 21' 10'' North , 16° 12' 2'' East
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Martian Basalt (shergottite)
Found, 1998; 2.2 kg


Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 67, No. 18, pp. 3519–3536, 2003
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 67, No. 18, pp. 3519–3536, 2003
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 67, No. 18, pp. 3519–3536, 2003
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 67, No. 18, pp. 3519–3536, 2003
'Maskelynite'
Reference: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 67, No. 18, pp. 3519–3536, 2003
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 67, No. 18, pp. 3519–3536, 2003

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Maskelynite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Maskelynite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
SiSilicon
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
CaCalcium
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3188831
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone-siltstone

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Pleistocene - Paleogene
0.0117 - 66 Ma



ID: 3306504

Age: Cenozoic (0.0117 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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