Murchison (AMNH 4378)

  • Exhibition Text

    • Look closely

      The tiny white calcium-aluminum inclusions, or CAIs, in Murchison are exceptionally small—much smaller than the CAIs found in meteorites like Allende. Scientists have not determined why the size of CAIs can vary so much from meteorite to meteorite.

      Show more
  • Collection Information


      September 28, 1969

      Victoria, Australia


      AMNH 4378

  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

      Keywords: Astrophysics, Chondrites (Meteorites), Astrogeology

      Audience: General