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Haviland

Crater Name
Location
Latitude
Longitude
Diameter (km)
Age (Ma)*
Exposed
Drilled
Target Rock**
Bolide Type***
Haviland
Kansas, U.S.A.
N 37° 35'
W 99° 10'
0.01
< 0.001
Y
N
S
Pallasite

 

Photograph - Dr. Clyde Fisher, of the American Museum of Natural History
and his assistant inspecting the crater

References
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Gurov, E. P., Gurova, E. P., Impact structures on the Earth's surface (in Russian). Geologicheskii Zhurnal, v. 47, pp. 117-124. 1987.
Hodge, P. W., Meteoritic material in the soil near two meteorite craters (abstract). Meteoritics, v. 14, pp. 422-423. 1979.
Hodge, P. W., The location of the site of the Haviland meteorite crater (abstract). Meteoritics, v. 14, pp. 233-234. 1979.
Krinov, E. L., Giant Meteorites. Pergamon Press, New York, 397. 1966.
Krinov, E. L., Meteorite craters on the Earth's surface. Middlehurst, B.M. and Kuiper, G.P., eds., The Moon, Meteorites and Comets, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, v. IV, pp. 183-207. 1963.
Masaitis, V. L., Danilin, A.N., Maschak, M.S., Raykhlin, A.I., Selivanovskaya, T.V. and Shadenkov,Ye.M., The Geology of Astroblemes (in Russian). Leningrad, Nedra, 231 p. 1980.
Nininger, H. H., Figgins, J. D., The excavation of a meteorite crater near Haviland, Kiowa County, Kansas. American Journal of Science, v. 28, pp. 312-313. 1933.
Peck, E., The fate of a Kansas meteorite crater. Sky and Telescope, v. 58, pp. 126-128. 1979.
Snyder, F. G., Gerdemann, P. E., Explosive igneous activity along an Illinois-Missouri-Kansas axis. American Journal of Science, v. 263, pp. 465-493. 1965.
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Wasson, J. T., Sedwick, S. P., Meteoritic material from Hopewell Indian burial mounds: Chemical data regarding possible sources. Nature, v. 222, pp. 22-24. 1969.

 

* 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)

 

 

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