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Mixed by impacts

Howardites were created by impacts that crushed and mixed different parts of Vesta and melted enough rock to cement them together. In both Kapoeta and Bholghati, the contrast between different colored materials is visible to the naked eye.

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Fell October 29, 1905 Deoli pargana, Maurbhanj, Orissa, India


AMNH 4243

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Meteorites

Keywords: Meteorites, Astrophysics, Astrogeology, Vesta (Asteroid)

Audience: General