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Title Meteorite
Catalog Number SSM-25228
Description This Canyon Diablo meteorite was collected in 1901, about1.5 miles from the Barringer Meteorite Crater in Arizona. Purchased from famed meteorite expert/dealer Harvey Nininger for $390. See correspondence between Nininger and Museum Director Grace Pettis Johnson in astronomy archive. See article in "Springfield Republican," April 6, 1941. On display in "Rocks From Space" exhibit.
Object Name Meteorite
Dimensions H-10 W-16 L-16.5 inches
Credit line From Robert O. Morris Collection
On Exhibit Yes, Astronomy Hall