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C.3.2.1. Brenham. Gems from space hero

Brenham (AMNH 879)

Brenham (AMNH 879)

  • Exhibition Text

    • Gems from space

      Pallasites, with their combination of gleaming metal and translucent olivine crystals, are among the most rare and beautiful of all meteorites. Less than one percent of all known meteorites are pallasites.

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  • Collection Information


      Found 1882

      Kiowa County, Kansas, USA


      AMNH 879

  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

      Keywords: Meteorites, Astrophysics, Olivine, Astrogeology, Asteroids

      Audience: General

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