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Araguainha Impact Crater Shatter Cone Brazil
The Araguainha impact crater is located in Brazil, South America. This shatter cone is superb, and is from the Araguainha crater with an estimated age of 255 Ma. It is also referred to as Araguainha dome, and it is the largest impact crater to date in South America. During the time of this impact one of the largest mass extinction events in the history of Earth occurred called the Permian-Triassic extinction event.
This Araguainha shatter cone is dynamic on both sides. Horsetailing is profuse and readily seen. In addition to shatter cones, evidences of impact also extends to impact breccias and shocked quartz for this impact site.
Size: 105mm L X 75mm W X 50mm D, Weight: 500 grams
Ships with Certificate of Authenticity, tag, tag stand, information about the Araguainha crater and shatter cones. Shatter cone base stand and photo cube not included.
This is a great shatter cone to add to a serious impact collection.
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