Bath main content.


Part of Hall of Meteorites.

B.5.2.4.  Bath.A diverse family hero

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A diverse family

At first glance, meteorites don't look too much alike. Yet researchers have concluded that Bath and Hammond Downs were once part of the same parent body. Richardton (right) was probably part of the same original body as well, although the evidence is less certain.

Collection Information


Fell August 29, 1892

Brown County, South Dakota, USA                                                      


AMNH 387

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Meteorites

Keywords: Meteorites, Astrophysics, Mineralogy, Astrogeology