Rare Complete Slice
Item: BXH693 Dimensions: 220 x 100 x 5 mm Weight: 693 g
Boxhole Crater produced very few irons compared to other craters of its size. This large slice is a great display piece.
Partial/complete: Complete slice
All weights & dimensions are approximate.


Country: Australia
Region: Northern Territory
Found: 1937, June
Group: Iron
Type: Octahedrite, Medium
Class: IIIAB
Total known weight: 500 kg (est.)

Boxhole's 170 meter(560')crater has an estimated of about 50,000 years. Henbury not far from Boxhole is another medium octahedrite; although it is visible distinctive. Troilite inclusions seen in some cut sections.


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Boxhole in the SW Meteorite Collection