Chips off an old rock

  • Exhibition Text

    • Meteorites from the asteroid vesta reveal its dynamic history.

      Show more
  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

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

      Audience: General

In This Section

Johnstown

Johnstown

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

Pasamonte

Pasamonte

Eucrites resemble lava from Hawaiian volcanoes.

Ibitra

Ibitra

Ibitira contains thousands of bubbles, or vesicles.