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Odessa meteorite. Crater maker in Texas.

Odessa meteorite. Crater maker in Texas

Odessa meteorite. Crater maker in Texas



658 grams


Texas, USA, 1922


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The Odessa meteorite was found in 1922 in the southwestern part of Ector County, southwest of the city of Odessa of West Texas, United States. It is classified as an iron meteorite IAB-MG. The terrestrial age is estimated to be around 63.500 years.

The meteorite made several craters that can be visited today. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin identifies five craters at the Odessa site and shows a distribution map of the meteorite fragments recovered from the area. The main crater is 168 m in diameter.

Certificate of authenticity included. IMCA 5591.

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