Canyon Diablo Iron meteorite - 37.2×28.9×19.8 mm - 57.5 g - (1)

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Canyon Diablo Iron meteorite - 37.2×28.9×19.8 mm - 57.5 g - (1)
U.S.

Canyon Diablo meteorite

From the Barringer crater, Coconino County, USA.

The Canyon Diablo iron meteorites are found within 15 km of the famous meteor or Barringer Crater in Arizona. The crater is certainly the most spectacular and impressive impact crater in the world. It is relatively young, according to recent data about 50,000 years old, and due to the favourable geological and climatic conditions only slightly eroded. The crater has a diameter of 1186 m at a depth of 170 m.


Name: Canyon Diablo

Weight: 57.50 g

Dimensions: 37.2 mm x 28.9 mm x 19.8 mm

Type: Octahedrite IA (iron meteorite)

Discovery site: Barringer Crater, Coconino County, USA

Composition: Fe; 6.98 % nickel; 81.8 ppm Gallium; 324 ppm Germanium; 1.9 ppm Iridium

Authenticity guaranteed, IMCA member number 0099

Insured and registered shipping

Lot details
Number of items
1
Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
Canyon Diablo
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
Iron meteorite
Dimensions
37.2×28.9×19.8 mm
Weight
57.5 g
Origin (Country)
U.S.
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