• Exhibition Text

    • Mixed by impacts

      Howardites were created by impacts that crushed and mixed different parts of Vesta and melted enough rock to cement them together. In both Kapoeta and Bholghati, the contrast between different colored materials is visible to the naked eye.

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  • Collection Information


      Fell October 29, 1905 Deoli pargana, Maurbhanj, Orissa, India


      AMNH 4243

  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

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

      Audience: General