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Ksar Daghara 001
Basic information Name: Ksar Daghara 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: KD 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 18.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5855 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Sep 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Ksar Daghara 001 (KD 001)        32.956°N, 10.484°E

Tatawin, Tunisia

Found: 2012 Apr

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

History: Found by Kuntz while prospecting in the Tatahouine diogenite strewnfield.

Physical characteristics: A single small stone (18.36 g) in four pieces.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Extensively recrystallized with rare chondrules, fairly abundant altered metal and some cross-cutting goethite veinlets.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa18.6-19.5), orthopyroxene (Fs16.4-16.7Wo1.1-1.2), clinopyroxene (Fs9.6Wo42.8).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6).

Specimens: 3.8 g and one polished thin section are on deposit at UWB. The main mass is held by Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Tatawin
Date:2012 Apr
Latitude:32.956°N
Longitude:10.484°E
Mass (g):18.36
Pieces:4
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.6-19.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4-16.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1-1.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):3.8
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 57' 22"N, 10° 29' 2"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites from Tatawin, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 75 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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