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Vargećo Dome Impact Crater Shatter Cone Brazil

Vargećo Dome Impact Crater Shatter Cone Brazil
Vargećo Dome Impact Crater Shatter Cone Brazil
Item# JPT-1418
Regular price: $320.00
Sale price: $295.00
Availability: Usually ships the next business day

Product Description

Vargećo Dome Impact Crater Shatter Cone Brazil
The Vargećo Dome is a meteorite impact crater located in the Brazil state of Santa Catarina. This shatter cone came from the Serra Geral Formation target rocks. Shatter cones and shocked quartz grains provide evidence for this crater.

Size of specimen: 125mm L X 80mm W X 21mm D. Weight: 189 grams

Ships with Certificate of Authenticity, information about the Vargeao Dome meteorite impact crater, tag and tag stand. Photo cube are not included.

It is noteworthy that due to the proximity of location, age, and stratigraphic similarities of Vista Alegre and Vargećo, it has been proposed that these two impact sites may be the result of a double impact. (We also have suevite from this crater as well.)

Very rare shatter cone from this very interesting and important South American impact site.

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