FIGURE 2. Macroscopic features of the Almahata Sitta meteorite.

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The impact and recovery of asteroid 2008 TC3

P. Jenniskens, M. H. Shaddad, D. Numan, S. Elsir, A. M. Kudoda, M. E. Zolensky, L. Le, G. A. Robinson, J. M. Friedrich, D. Rumble, A. Steele, S. R. Chesley, A. Fitzsimmons, S. Duddy, H. H. Hsieh, G. Ramsay, P. G. Brown, W. N. Edwards, E. Tagliaferri, M. B. Boslough, R. E. Spalding, R. Dantowitz, M. Kozubal, P. Pravec, J. Borovicka, Z. Charvat, J. Vaubaillon, J. Kuiper, J. Albers, J. L. Bishop, R. L. Mancinelli, S. A. Sandford, S. N. Milam, M. Nuevo & S. P. Worden

Nature 458, 485-488(26 March 2009)



a, Evidence of clasts in meteorite no. 7 (1 cm diameter) in a fresh fracture surface induced by pressure in the laboratory. b, Meteorite no. 15 (4 cm diameter), in situ, shows rounded shape of ablated surface. c, Meteorite no. 4 (14 g), placed on aluminium foil, shows the dark interior of a surface fractured upon impact. d, Meteorite no. 14 (2 times 7 cm), in situ, shows millimetre-sized grains in a weathered surface that was broken before impact. e, Back side of perfectly oriented meteorite no. 5 (10.9 g), with a front shell exhibiting thick radially flowing crust and a thinly crusted aft-shell. f, The very homogeneous course-grained broken surface of large meteorite no. 16 (10 cm diameter).

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