Meteorites, Asteroids and Comets

CV3 Carbonaceous chondrite (Allende, Mexico)

The irregular white blotches are called CAI's .

Closeup of CAI(calcium-aluminum inclusion) in Allende specimen.

This is the oldest known rock, dating to over 4.5 billion years old.

Iron Meteorite

Fusion Crust


Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9

Nucleus "G" of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 slams into Jupiter.

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