See exceptional examples of rock and mineral specimens. Learn about ancient meteorites as old as the stars.V iew a working seismograph.
See the Canyon Diablo Meteorite. The fragment is approximately 4.6 billion years old, the same age as the sun and moon. It is part of a larger meteorite which struck near Winslow, AZ some 50,000 years ago leaving a crater 200 feet deep and 4200 feet wide. Scientists estimated that the main body of the meteorite was 100 feet in diameter.
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