METEORITE TYPE: Stony Iron
CLASSIFICATION: Pallasite, MG
LOCATION: Admire, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
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.
All photos by Dan Snow