Bella Roca

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      All iron meteorites contain grains or nodules of other minerals. When the molten metal cooled and crystallized, elements that do not fit into the mineral structure of iron crystals, such as sulfur, became concentrated in droplets between the iron crystals.

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  • Collection Information


      Found 1888 Sierra de San Francisco, Santiago Papasquiaro, Durango, Mexico


      AMNH 135

  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

      Keywords: Astrophysics, Iron alloys, Minerals, Chemical elements, Astrogeology, Meteorites, Iron

      Audience: General