27° 09.39′ N., 15° 57.15′ E. Many separate fragments of this previously rare Carbonaceous chondrites represent the most primitive rock samples of our solar system. This rare (less than 5% of all meteorite falls) class of meteorites are a time capsule from the earliest days in the formation of our solar system. They are divided into the following compositional groups that, other than Click on Term to Read More group have been found on the 4,000 km² Dar al Gani plateau in the Libyan Sahara Desert. The individual mass that is numbered 749, comprising 2,100 fragments and weighing a total of 95 kg, represents the main impactor of this shower. Accordingly, it is located at the farthest end of the extensive strewnfield. The first mass that was classified, the 1,932 g DaG 005 fragment, became the namesake for the 60 likely paired finds. The weight and coordinates of each of the paired masses, weighing together 180.5 kg, have been accurately recorded. This work has provided the means to accurately map the dispersion ellipse of this rare Work in progress. A solid natural object reaching a planet’s surface from interplanetary space. Solid portion of a meteoroid that survives its fall to Earth, or some other body. Meteorites are classified as stony meteorites, iron meteorites, and stony-iron meteorites. These groups are further divided according to their mineralogy and Click on Term to Read More. Its very long and narrow shape has dimensions of approximately 42 km by 3 km.<!– A complete account of the Saharan CO3 recovery can be found at the website of Sahara Meteorite Prospecting.–> Petrographic and geochemical details about the CO group can be found on the Colony and Isna pages.