Meteorite NameCanyon Diablo 
SynonymsCaņon Diablo, Ganado, Fossil Springs, Fair Oaks, Winslow, Winsloe, Wickenberg (iron), Schertz, Roswell, Pulaski County 
ClassificationIron IA - coarse octahedrite 
Specimen Typefragment 
Find / Fallfind 
Date Collected1891 
Locality CollectedUnited States: Arizona, Coconino county 
Lat / Long35°03'N 111°02'W  
Mineralogykamacite, taenite, troilite and probably minor phases 
Measurementsoverall: 4.8 cm x 3.1 cm x 1.7 cm; weight: 63.1 g 
Collection #MET14 
DescriptionSpecimen was found in a meteor crater in Coconico county. Specimen description: This is a crudely sawn/broken part of an individual. It shows the characteristic dark brown oxidation at the surface and the fresh interior. 

  • view in geographic map

    University of Alberta Meteorite Collection © 2007 Museums and Collection Services