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Sikhote Alin Meteorite

Sikhote Alin Meteorite

The rarest of all meteorites is from Mars.  The rock was ejected from Mars by an impact of a meteor or comet, and eventually fell to earth.  The are only 120 known speciens.  This particular rock is Chassignite.

The rarest of all meteorites is from Mars. The rock was ejected from Mars by an impact of a meteor or comet, and eventually fell to earth. There are only 120 known specimens. This meteorite is Chassignite.

Manicouagan Crater in Quebec, Canada is Earth's sixth-largest meteorite crater. For more about Canada's best meteorite craters, see: http://www.infobarrel.com/The_Three_Best_Meteorite_Craters_in_Canada

Manicouagan Crater in Quebec, Canada is Earth's sixth-largest meteorite crater…

Meteor Crater, also known as Barringer Crater, in Winslow, Arizona, measures nearly a mile wide and 570 feet in depth. There are more than 160 known meteorite craters on the surface of Earth. PHOTOGRAPH REPRODUCED BY PERMISSION OF PHOTO RESEARCHERS, INC.

Vredefort crater in the Free State, South Africa: the largest verified impact crater on Earth. In it was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its geologic interest.

Arizona  "The Arizona state flag has a sparse design with a central image consisting of a sun and cactus. These are references to the arid, desert landscape for which the state is known. The sun features seven rays, creating thirteen divisions for the thirteen original states. This imagery is inscribed within a circle that symbolizes the mile-wide Barringer Meteorite Crater found in the Northern Arizona desert."

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Arizona "The Arizona state flag has a sparse design with a central image…

Barringer Meteorite Crater, Arizona, United States  was formed 50,000 years ago when a meteorite impacted land in what is now Arizona. Basically a giant hole, the Meteorite Crater (or Meteor Crater) has 150 rims with stones the size of houses and spans a mile. It’s also 570 feet deep. Remnants of meteoric iron are scattered around the crater for miles.

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Meteor Crater Arizona The most well known, best preserved meteorite crater on Earth!

Meteorite experiment.  Sand, flour, and cocoa powder to represent rock and soil layers.  Drop marbles or other objects into the bin.

Talking of meteorites...

Ed 325 - Physical Science - Space SDLC. (use flour NOT sand!) flour, and cocoa powder to represent rock and soil layers. Drop marbles or other objects into the bin.

Nordlingen, Germany.... built on a meteorite crater.... with the medieval wall surrounding the town still in tact - also in the elevator scene of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Beautiful Bavarian Town of Nordlingen Built in a Meteorite Crater

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