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Hammond Downs

Part of Hall of Meteorites.

B.5.2.4. Hammond Downs. A diverse family

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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


Found 1950 South Gregory, Queensland, Australia


AMNH 4255

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Meteorites

Keywords: Meteorites, Astrophysics, Mineralogy, Astrogeology

Audience: General