Tatahouine meteorite from the asteroid Vesta. Beautiful green in color, only 12 KG of known on earth! Read more.
Sourced from the Vesta Asteroide
The Tatahouine is a meteorite classified as Diogenite. Striking is the green color of this meteorite that hit Tunisia near Tatahouine on June 27, 1931. Scientists have now determined that the meteorite comes from the Vesta asteroid. This asteroid is the third largest in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Only 12KG of this meteorite is known, making the Tatahouine meteorite a real rarity. These Fragments were purchased from a French meteorite hunter who found them himself in Tunisia.