ADMIRE PALLASITE METEORITE

METEORITE TYPE: Stony Iron

CLASSIFICATION: Pallasite, MG

LOCATION: Admire, Lyon County, Kansas, USA

DISCOVERED: 1881

TOTAL KNOW WEIGHT: 2 Tons

SPECIMEN WEIGHT: 27.6 gm Full Slab

The Admire Pallasite Meteorite was discovered in 1881 by a farmer plowing his field in East Central Kansas. This main group Pallasite is loaded with translucent green crystals.

The Admire is a huge meteorite fall-over 2 tons have been recovered. The Admire is also one of the few meteorites that have facetable Peridot crystals.

This specimen was recovered, cut, polished, etched and stabilized by KD Meteorites.

The first picture is the full slab. The rest of the pictures were shot under a digital microscope. Note the green Peridot crystals.

ADMIRE PALLASITE METEORITE - SLAB
ADMIRE PALLASITE METEORITE – SLAB

All photos by Dan Snow

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