Diogenites are very rare meteorites belonging to the group of achondrites. In the total amount of meteorites fallen on Earth are represented by about 3-4%. They are composed mainly of pyroxene crystals, olivines and plagioclase and come in most cases from the asteroid (protoplanet) Vesta. It is the 3rd largest and 2nd heaviest asteroid in the solar system.
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