The Unique Meteorite Crater at Dalgaranga, Western Australia

H. H. Nininger and Glenn I. Huss
American Meteorite Museum, Sedona, Arizona

Summary: The first scientific examination of the Dalgaranga crater has revealed specimens exhibiting a variety of structures and compositions hitherto unknown in connexion with any meteorite crater. Excavations have yielded much-weathered specimens and permitted measurements of the form and depth of the original pit. The question of age is considered, and the impacting meteorite is thought to have been largely stony but at least in part a mesosiderite.

Mineralogical Magazine; December 1960 v. 32; no. 251; p. 619-639; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1960.032.251.03
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