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Tatahouine Meteorite


Tatahouine is the official name for this meteorite and it does not have an official abbreviation. Tatahouine was an observed fall in Tunisia in the year 1931 and has the meteorite classification of Diogenite. The total know weight is 12,000 grams.


Official Name:

Tatahouine

Abbreviation:

-

Country:

Tunisia

Fall:

Yes

Year:

1931

Class:

Diogenite

TKW:

12,000 grams

Bibliography:

- J.A. Barrat, Ph. Gillet, C. Lecuyer, S.M.F. Sheppard and M. Lesourd, "Formation of Carbonates in the Tatahouine Meteorite" p 412-414 v 280 Science, 17 April 1998. - Ph. Gillet and J.A. Barrat, "De Mars à Tatahouine", PLS n°249 juillet 1998 p. 22-23. - Ph. Gillet and J.A. Barrat, "Bacteria in the Tatahouine meteorite : nanometric-scale life in rocks", Earth and Planetary Science Letters 175, 2000, p.161-167. - Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences, vol. 193, 1931


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