Genuine Canyon Diablo Meteorite Crater in Display Box
The Canyon Diablo meteorites include the many fragments of the asteroid that created Meteor Crater, Arizona, United States. The asteroid fell about 50,000 years ago. The meteorites have been known and collected since the mid-19th century and were known and used by pre-historic Native Americans. Meteor Crater, from the late 19th to the early 20th century, was the center of a long dispute over the origin of craters that showed little evidence of volcanism.
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.2 lbs, Case measures: 3.5 x .75 x 4.5 inches