The Dar al Gani meteorite field (Libyan Sahara): Geological setting, pairing of meteorites, and recovery density

@inproceedings{Schlter2002TheDA,
  title={The Dar al Gani meteorite field (Libyan Sahara): Geological setting, pairing of meteorites, and recovery density},
  author={Jochen Schl{\"u}ter and Ludolf Schultz and Friedhelm Thiedig and Basil Almahdi and A. E. Abu Aghreb},
  year={2002}
}
  • Jochen Schlüter, Ludolf Schultz, +2 authors A. E. Abu Aghreb
  • Published 2002
  • Geology
  • As of July 2001, 1238 Libyan meteorites have been reported. Most were found in two areas called Dar al Gani and Hamadah al Hamra. Dar al Gani is located on a plateau of marine carbonate rocks with marly components. Eight-hundred and sixty-nine meteorites between 6 g and 95 kg totalling 687 kg have been found here but the calculated mean recovery density is comparatively low with one meteorite on 6.5 km2. Dar al Gani is a perfect site for the recognition and preservation of meteorites. The… CONTINUE READING

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