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Tatahouine

Stone, diogenite achondrite, ADIO
Foum Tatahouine, Tunesia
Fall: June 27, 1931, 01:30 hrs
TKW: 12 kg
Fragment 72.50 g

Very rare monomict Ca-poor diogenite. Witnessed fall from June 1931. Tatahouine exploded at the end of the cold flight into a cloud of fragments with only a handful exceeding 39 grams in weight. This golfball-sized specimen has still Tunesian soil adherent.
Inventory #

B-169

Date

October 5, 2015

Category

Achondrites, Stones, Witnessed Falls