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Kentland Indiana Shatter Cone Indiana USA
This is a beautiful “classic” shatter cone that is ivory white and is from Kentland, Indiana. It has fantastic characteristic "horsetailing” and is a premium specimen for this meteorite impact locality.
This specimen has a naturally flattened base, so it is easier to display.
Shatter cones are conical fractures with typical markings produced by shock waves, and they belong to the regular macroscopic shock inventory in rocks of meteorite or comet impact structures.
The Kentland impact site is a highly eroded complex crater. The disturbance is about 8 miles in diameter with the core of the site in Ordovician rocks in the Prairie Du Chien through Maquoketa Groups. Surrounding the core are Silurian rocks consisting of dolomite and Kokomo Limestone.
Size: 140mm H X 135mm W X 127mm D, weight: 7.6 lb; horsetailing on all 4 sides. no horsetailing on the top or bottom. Sits flat and makes a great display specimen.
Ships with information, Kentland Indiana shatter cone tag, and Certificate of Authenticity. Tag stand included. Photo cube not included.
This is a large, quality museum display specimen.
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