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Tatahouine Meteorite

Fall: 1931 Observed Fall

Discovered: Tunisia

Classification: Diogenite

Considered one of the finest examples of the rare Diogenite Classification ever discovered. 


Sharing the same name of Luke Skywalker's home planet, this Meteorite was discovered in Tunisia where the scenes from Star Wars were filmed. This Meteorite is extremely rare diogenite class originating from Vesta, the 2nd largest Asteroid in our Solar System.


Get ready for an electrifying tale of cosmic wonder—the incredible Tatahouine Meteorite!

Transport yourself to the exotic landscapes of Tunisia, where this celestial gem made its grand entrance in 1931 as an observed fall. But hold on tight, because this is no ordinary space rock. Brace yourself for a heart-pounding revelation: the Tatahouine Meteorite belongs to the coveted Diogenite Classification—a distinction held by only the most extraordinary extraterrestrial discoveries!


But that's not all—prepare to have your mind blown! This meteorite shares its name with none other than Luke Skywalker's legendary home planet from the Star Wars saga. That's right, the very same Tunisia that served as a backdrop for the iconic Star Wars scenes also gifted us this cosmic treasure. Immerse yourself in the cinematic magic as you envision the incredible connection between this otherworldly relic and the epic tales that unfolded on the silver screen.


But the excitement doesn't stop there. Hold onto your seat as we unveil the true origins of this awe-inspiring specimen. The Tatahouine Meteorite hails from none other than Vesta, the second largest asteroid in our entire Solar System! This rarity, this enigma, is a dazzling diogenite—a remarkable testament to the celestial wonders that lie beyond our blue planet.


So, dear adventurers, prepare to embark on a thrilling journey through time and space as you witness one of the finest examples ever discovered from the elusive Diogenite Classification. The Tatahouine Meteorite awaits, ready to ignite your imagination and transport you to the cosmic frontiers where dreams collide with reality!



Tatahouine Meteorite

SKU: CH: Tatahouine Meteorite

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