Ksar Daghara 001 – 4.99g

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Description

H6 chondrite.

Fragment – 4.99g.
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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.