The large crystals in Cumberland Falls formed inside a partially molten aubrite asteroid, while the two black clasts, or fragments, come from a chondritic asteroid that never melted. The odd mixture was probably produced when the chondrite collided with the aubrite.
Fell April 9, 1919 Whitley County, Kentucky, USA
Topic: Earth Science
Keywords: Asteroids, Astrogeology, Astrophysics, Chondrites (Meteorites), Crystals