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Camel Donga

Camel Donga is an achondrite found on the Nullarbor Plain of Western Australia in 1984.  The word "donga" is a term for "campsite" in Australia.

Camel Donga is a eucrite (monomict breccia), part of the HED group of meteorites (Howardites-Eucrites-Diogenites).  These meteorites are believed to originate from the cooling of magma on the surface of asteroid 4-Vesta. 

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