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Chips of an old rock

Chips off an old rock

  • Exhibition Text

    • Meteorites from the asteroid vesta reveal its dynamic history.

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

      Keywords: Meteorites, Astrophysics, Astrogeology, Vesta (Asteroid)

      Audience: General

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Diogenites are made of molten rock that was trapped beneath Vesta's surface. 

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Eucrites resemble lava from Hawaiian volcanoes.

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Ibitira contains thousands of bubbles, or vesicles.

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