Canyon Diablo, 3,035 gms
Lot 9005
Canyon Diablo – Complete Specimen
Sold for US$ 3,900 inc. premium

Lot Details
Canyon Diablo – Complete Specimen
Iron-coarse octahedrite
Meteor Crater, Coconino County, Arizona

Viewed by many collectors as the quintessential American meteorite, Canyon Diablo (meaning Devil’s Canyon) is the famous meteorite that produced the gigantic crater (3,400 feet in diameter) located about forty miles east of Flagstaff, Arizona. Judging by the size of the crater left by this massive meteorite - about three quarters of a mile wide and 600 feet deep, with a rim rising 200 feet above the plain - the weight of Canyon Diablo has been estimated at a magnificent 63,000 tons. The present offering is a complete, aesthetically appealing specimen.
Weighs 3,035 grams

Saleroom notices

  • The correct depth measurement of this lot is 70 mm, and not 7 mm.
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