Meteorites Canyon Diablo are fragments of an asteroid that hit Earth 50,000 years ago, creating the Meteor Crater, also known as Barringer, near the now called Devil's Canyon, in Arizona, USA.
The impact was produced by a large asteroid of ferric composition leaving one of the most spectacular and largest craters known, as well as a multitude of metal pieces scattered in the vicinity.
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About the seller:
My name is Adrian Vilchez Luna. I'm co-founder of ExoEstrato: Andalusian Society of Astrogeology. We are dedicated to the dissemination, scientific education and research in Planetary Sciences and Astrogeology. We belong to the Faculty of Science of the University of Granada, Spain. I am geologist specializing in Geology Planetary, specifically, in minor bodies of the solar system (asteroids (NEA's) and meteorites).
- Belangrijkste mineraal / Naam meteoriet
- Canyon Diablo
- Minerale vorm / Soort meteoriet
- Ijzeren meteoriet
- 81,4 g
- Oorsprong (Regio/Stad)
- Barringer Crater, Flagstaff, Arizona
- Oorsprong (Land)
- Noord Amerika