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Brenham (AMNH 879)

C.3.2.1. Brenham. Gems from space hero

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Gems from space

Pallasites, with their combination of gleaming metal and translucent olivine crystals, are among the most rare and beautiful of all meteorites. Less than one percent of all known meteorites are pallasites.

Collection Information

BRENHAM

Found 1882

Kiowa County, Kansas, USA

PAL 

AMNH 879

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Meteorites

Keywords: Meteorites, Astrophysics, Olivine, Astrogeology, Asteroids

Audience: General