Meteorite / Impactite / Impact Glass
Country Rock

(not in my collection )
Mundrabilla - 11.5 tonnes - Western Australia Museum - Perth

 

From my collection, or image taken at the location
Scale cube is 1 cubic centimeter

Henbury Craters

Meteorites

 

11.9g and 9.8g examples of Henbury

 

5.7g Henbury - classic red dirt surface

Country Rock

 

This is a selection of material from around the craters - the "country rock" of Henbury.
The top left piece is from the overturn flap on the Water Crater, other pieces are the basic gibber plain material.
One piece was magnetic, so there was an accidental piece of meteorite! (see below)

 

Scale Cube - Meteorite - magnet

Impactite

 

Wolfe Creek Crater

Meteorite Shale

 

131.86g Wolfe Creek Crater Meteorite Shale

 


Sliced Wolfe Creek

 

Darwin Crater

These samples were collected by me near Darwin Crater - but outside the Park :-)
 

Darwin Glass - impact glass / "tektite"  (More Darwin Glass)

 

 

Country Rock

Gosses Bluff

Photographed inside the Gosses Bluff ring

Shattercone - inside the Gosses Bluff ring
Shattercone - inside the Gosses Bluff ring

 

Ries Crater

Ries Crater - small map

Visited sites - with samples (Zipplingen and Ronheim samples not online...  Circle with no name is Langemuhle)
 

Suevite - Otting Quarry - impactite

Suevite - Thin Section - Otting Quarry

 

Bunte Breccia - slice and thin section - Aumuhle Quarry

 

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Polsingen Impact Melt / "Red Suevite"

Polsingen

Fladle - impact glass

 

 

"Crystalline Rock" - Langemuhle




Malm Limestone - Altenburg
Ries Belemnite - Shocked fossil
Ries Belemnite

Moldavite - tektite originating in the Ries Impact

 

Steinheim

Shattercone (Sontheim Museum)



Barringer / Canyon Diablo

Moenkopi Formation - Fossil Streambed (wall of Nininger Museum)

Moenkopi Nininger museum wall

Coconino Sandstone / Sand

Kaibab Limestone - from near crater

Spheroids

Spheroids
Meteor Crater "Sand Kit"
Kelly West

Shatter Cone
Kelly West Shattercone

Lawn Hill Impact Structure


 Text and Images Copyright ted Brattstrom 2003, 2007, 2008 - updated 23-Aug-2009