Wanapitei Crater, Impact Breccia, Endcut, 31g


The Wanapitei impact crater was created approx. 37 million years ago when an asteroid slammed into what is now Ontario Canada. The impact carved out a crater that is approx. 7.5 kilometers in diameter. Today the crater is partially filled with water and is known as Lake Wanapitei. The area around the crater is home to different forms of impact breccia.

Refer to the photo. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the specimen shown. It is an endcut that weighs 31 grams. It has a cut face showing the pale interior matrix with contrasting grey, bluish, and dark clasts. Your purchase will include a specimen ID label.