Shoemaker (formerly Teague)

 Crater Name  Location  Latitude  Longitude  Diameter (km)  Age (Ma)  Exposed  Drilled  Target Rock**  Bolide Type***
 Shoemaker  Western Australia  S 25° 52'  E 120° 53'  30  1630 ± 5  Y  N  M  -

1. Landsat 7 bands 3, 2, and 1 (RGB) from a scene acquired on 5/5/2000. Submitted by Ron Hayes

2. ASTER image: 11/04/2000. Bands: 3, 2 and 1 (RGB). Coverage ca. 63.5 x 61 km. Submitted by Keiko Zumsprekel

3. NASA Space Shuttle image STS 41D-42-039

4. DEM Image Provided by Dr. Carlos Roberto de Souza Filho

5 & 6. Image Provided by Dr. Carlos Roberto de Souza Filho


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* pre-1977 K-Ar, Ar-Ar and Rb-Sr ages recalculated using the decay constants of Steiger and Jager (1977) Ages in millions of years (Ma) before present.

** Abbreviations: C - Crystalline Target; C-Ms - Metasedimentary Target; M - Mixed Target (i.e.sedimentary strata overlying crystalline basement); S - sedimentary target (i.e. no crystalline rocks affected by the impact event). From Osinski. G. R., Spray J. G., and Grieve R. A. F. 2007. Impact melting in sedimentary target rocks: A synthesis. In The Sedimentary Record of Meteorite Impacts, Geological Society of America Special Paper. Editors: Evans K. Horton W., King D., Morrow J., and Warme J. Geological Society of America: Boulder, in press.

***From Koeberl,C. Identification of meteoritic components in impactites. 1998, Koeberl, C. The Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry of Impacts. 2007 and PASSC Files. (IAB, IIIAB, IIIB, IIID - Iron Meteorite)