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Canyon Diablo (Shale Balls)

Part of Hall of Meteorites.

D. Canyon Diablo (Shale Balls). AMNH T122, T 120

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Rust never sleeps

Many of the thousands of Canyon Diablo fragments found at Meteor Crater have been heavily weathered. Over the years, wind, water and drastic temperature changes have combined to slowly break them apart.

A meteorite fragment, such as the sliced sample of Canyon Diabl