• Exhibition Text

    • Nose to the ground

      Meteorites with a well-formed nose cone shape, like Miller, are very rare. They develop when the meteorite stays in a constant orientation as it passes through the atmosphere. The side facing Earth melts and erodes into an aerodynamic cone shape.

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  • Collection Information

    • MILLER

      Fell July 13, 1930

      Cleburne County, Arkansas, USA


      AMNH 2624

  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

      Keywords: Meteorites, Astrophysics, Astrogeology, Meteors

      Audience: General