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Canyon Diablo Meteorite; MET16

Canyon Diablo Meteorite, MET16
Name/Title
Canyon Diablo Meteorite
About this object
At 485kg, this fragment is the largest piece of the Canyon Diablo Meteorite held outside of the U.S. The meteorite is thought to have crashed into the Arizona Desert about 49,000 years ago. Canterbury Museum acquired this specimen in 1897, probably in exchange for moa bones.
Measurements
485kg (W)
Credit Line
Canyon Diablo Meteorite, Canterbury Museum, MET16, New Zealand
Object Type
Meteorite
Object number
MET16

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