Scientific NameFused granite bomb 
Categoryimpact material 
Specimen Typespecimen 
Locality CollectedIl'intsy, Vinnitsa Oblast, Ukraine 
Lat / Long4908'N 2911'E  
LithologyFused granite core with glassy margin 
Measurementsoverall: 6.4 cm x 4.6 cm x 3.0 cm; weight: 62.5 g 
Collection #MET11558 
DescriptionThis is part of a plastically deformed aerodynamic bomb from a weathered impactite. The sample comes from a lens, 5 km in diameter, in the Ukranian shield which contains bombs, breccias, suevites, etc. 

  • view in geographic map

    University of Alberta Meteorite Collection © 2007 Museums and Collection Services