Meteor Crater, Arizona, USA
Nickel-Iron Meteorite, Coarse Octahedrite
Canyon Diablo Meteorites are some of the most famous meteorites of all. It fell in Canyou Diablo Arizona about 30,000 years ago leaving a crater 4000 feet across and 600 feet deep. Upon impact, the meteorite is believed to have vaporized and fragments were thrust as far away as 11 miles. Although the composition is 90% iron and 10% nickel, traces of platinum and black diamonds have been found in these specimens.