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Peña Blanca Springs

Peña Blanca Springs

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    • Matching meteorites with potential parents

      The Peña Blanca Springs meteorite belongs to a group, the aubrites, whose chemical composition has led to speculation that they came from the innermost asteroid belt, or possibly even the planet Mercury.

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  • Collection Information

    • PEÑA BLANCA SPRINGS

      Fell August 2, 1946

      Marathon, Brewster County, Texas, USA

      AUB

      AMNH 2222

  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

      Keywords: Asteroid belt, Astrogeology, Astrophysics, Mercury (Planet), Meteorites

      Audience: General

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