Kapoeta

  • 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

    • KAPOETA

      Fell April 22, 1942

      Sudan

      HOW

      AMNH 3924

  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

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

      Audience: General