- Meteorite Type: Stone, Achondrite-Ureilite
- Weight: 12.6 grams
- Approximate Measurements: 97 mm x 31 mm x 3 mm
- Additional Information: Laboratory prepared slice displays sparkly surface features that are void of chondrules. Fantastic!
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Dar al Gani 340 is a relatively unshocked achondrite-ureilite, found in Al Jufrah, Libya. Only one small 591 gram mass was discovered.
Achondrites are stony meteorites without chondrules that originated on a differentiated parent body. Ureilites are meteorites with a high percentage of carbon which takes the form of graphite and nano diamonds. Diamonds form under pressure; the diamonds present in these meteorites are likely the result of high pressure shockwaves produced when the asteroid from which this meteorite originated from, collided with another asteroid.