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Costilla Peak

Costilla Peak

  • Exhibition Text

    • Separated at birth?

      Though Costilla Peak (above) and Bella Roca (below) landed in different places on Earth, they have nearly identical compositions, indicating that they probably came from the same asteroid.

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  • Collection Information


      Found 1881

      Taos County, New Mexico, USA


      AMNH 31

  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

      Keywords: Astrophysics, Iron alloys, Minerals, Astrogeology, Meteorites, Iron

      Audience: General

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