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Richardton

B.5.2.4.  Richardton. A diverse family hero

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A diverse family

At first glance, meteorites don't look too much alike. Yet researchers have concluded that Bath and Hammond Downs were once part of the same parent body. Richardton (right) was probably part of the same original body as well, although the evidence is less certain.

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RICHARDTON

Fell June 30, 1918

Stark County, North Dakota, USA                                                        

H5                                                                                                                      

AMNH 662

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Meteorites

Keywords: Meteorites, Astrophysics, Mineralogy, Astrogeology

Audience: General