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H10279-4 Meteorite fragment (1 of 11), from the Henbury meteorite craters, iron / silica / unidentified rock, Henbury, Northern Territory, Australia, acquired 1984, used at Sydney Observatory, New South Wales, Australia. Click to enlarge.

Meteor fragment from Henbury Craters

Made in Henbury, Northern Territory, Australia
Small independent iron meteorite with rust pitting, coloured dark brown and black, and has sharp edges and point to the surface.

Summary

Object No.

H10279-4

Object Statement

Meteorite fragment (1 of 11), from the Henbury meteorite craters, iron / silica / unidentified rock, Henbury, Northern Territory, Australia, acquired 1984, used at Sydney Observatory, New South Wales, Australia

Physical Description

Small independent iron meteorite with rust pitting, coloured dark brown and black, and has sharp edges and point to the surface.

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Width

70 mm

Production

Notes

Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve is a protected area in the Northern Territory of Australia. The reserve is located 145 kilometres south west of Alice Springs and contains twelve craters, which were formed when a meteor hit the earth's surface. It is unknown when this meteor fragment was

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Harvard

Meteor fragment from Henbury Craters 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 11 August 2020, <https://ma.as/232121>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/232121 |title=Meteor fragment from Henbury Craters |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=11 August 2020 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
This object is currently on display in Collection Gallery 4 at the Museums Discovery Centre.

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