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Part of Hall of Meteorites.

B.6.1.1. Eagle hero

Exhibition Text

The meteorite Eagle belongs to a group of meteorites (enstatite chondrites) that could have formed relatively close to the Sun. Of the three samples, Eagle is richest in rock-forming elements.

Collection Information


Found 1947

Cass County, Nebraska, USA


AMNH 4739

For Educators

Topic: Astronomy

Subtopic: Planets

Keywords: Astrophysics, Chondrites (Meteorites), Solar system, Astrogeology

Audience: General