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Ksar Daghara 001   contributed by Fabien Kuntz   MetBul Link

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TKW 18.4 grams. Fall not observed.

Found at the arrow (green or red) on this map.

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

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Ksar Daghara 002
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Doug Ross
 9/12/2013 9:41:03 AM
I love to see in situ pics. Congratulations!

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