Story: Meteorites

New Zealand meteorites

New Zealand meteorites

These are the casts of meteorites found in New Zealand, showing how they vary in colour and size. Each green bar along the top of the scale represents 1 centimetre.

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How to cite this page:

Simon Nathan, 'Meteorites - What are meteorites?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 October 2021)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006