Canyon Diablo (AMNH 2235)

  • Exhibition Text

    • This is the second-largest surviving fragment of the Canyon Diablo meteorite that formed Meteor Crater; it probably broke off when the main mass hit the atmosphere.

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  • Collection Information

    • CANYON DIABLO

      Coconino County, Arizona, USA

      AMNH 2235

  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

      Keywords: Meteorites, Asteroids--Collisions with Earth, Meteor Crater (Ariz.), Astrogeology, Meteorite craters, Collisions (Astrophysics)

      Audience: General