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Proof of impact

Part of Hall of Meteorites.

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Shocked, melted and pulverized rocks helped prove that meteorite impacts can make craters.

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Meteorites

Keywords: Meteorites, Impact, Asteroids--Collisions with Earth, Comets--Collisions with Earth, Meteor Crater (Ariz.), Astrogeology, Meteorite craters, Collisions (Astrophysics)

Audience: General