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A list of Recent Impact Craters

For Sale (10+ meters) with Associated Meteorites
(if any)

      A quick look at the chart below shows that almost all the 10+ meter craters dated within the last 50,000 years have meteorite fragments associated with them.  Of those older, only 3 have meteorites and none older than 1 million years.  It appears the Macha, Russia crater would be a prime target for investigation.  I have rated availability based solely on my judgment of availability and presence in major institutional collections.   This information was collected from numerous sources and assistance from the great Bernd Pauli database.

Common, Uncommon, Rare 

Years since Impact

Meteorites Found

 Type Crater Diameter

Crater Location

longitude°N

 latitude°E

3 (2007) 15 kg H4-5 13 m Carancas, Peru 16°39'52''S

     69°02'38''W

20 (1990) 325 kg iron 10 m Sterlitamak, Russia

  53°40'N

           55° 59'E
63 (1947) 23,000 tons IIB 27 m Sikhote-Alin, Russia                here 46°7'N 134°40'E
600 2500+ kg IIIAB    97 m Wabar, Saudi Arabia 21°30'N 50°28'E
<1000 1.5+ tons PAL         17 m Haviland, KS, US (Brenham) 37°36'N 99°12'W
? <1000 1600kg  IRung   45 m Gebel Kamil, Egypt                 here 22°01'06"N

       26°05'16"E

4,000 -     4,500 m Rio Cuarto, Argentina 30°52'S 64°14'W
4,000 Many tons IAB 70 m Campo del Cielo, Argentina     here 27°28'S 60°35'W
5,000 1+ tons IIIA       200 m Henbury, N. T., Australia         here 24°35'S 133°9'E
5,000 288kg IIICD   100 m Morasko, Poland                     here 52°29'N 16°54'E
5,000 100+ kg IIIA  178 m Boxhole, N. T., Australia          here 22°37'S 135°12'E
7,000 -    300 m Macha, Russia 59°59'N 118°0'E
7,000 2.7 kg IAB 110 m Kaalijarvi, Estonia 58° 24'N 22° 40'E
30,000 10.2 kg MES   21 m Dalgaranga, West Australia        here 27°45'S 117°5'E
49,000 25,000 tons IAB  1,186 m Barringer AZ, US Meteor Crater here 35°2'N 111°1'W
50,000 1000+ kg IAB    168 m Odessa, TX, US 31°45'N 102°29'W
52,000 -    1,830 m Lonar, Maharashtra, India 19°59'N 76°31'E
100,000 -      450 m Amguid, Algeria 26°5'N 4°23'E
200,000 -     1,130 m Pretoria Salt Pan, South Africa 25°24'S 28°5'E
300,000 ?? IIIAB      853 m Wolf Creek, Western Australia 19°18'S 127°46'E
900,000  Impact glass   13,500 m Zhamanshin, Kazakhstan 48°24'N 60°58'E
1 million 34 pieces, largest 36.2 grams IIAB        80 m Veevers, W. Australia              here 22°58'S 125°22'E
1 million <2kg irons I      460 m Monturaqui, Chile 23°56'S 68°17'W
1.3 million -   10,500 m Bosumtwi, Ghana 6°32'N 1°25'W
1.4 million -     3,440 m New Québec, Québec, Canada 61°17'N 73°40'W
1.7 million -        640 m Kalkkop, South Africa 32°43'S 24°34'E
2.5 million -     1,900 m Tenoumer, Mauritania 22°55'N 10°24'W
3 million -     1,750 m Talemzane, Algeria 33°19'N 4°2'E
3 million -     1,300 m Taban-Khara-Obo, Mongolia 44°6'N 109°36'E
3.1 million

Impact glass

       390 m Aouelloul, Mauritania               here 20°15'N 12°41'W
3.5 million  -   22,000 m El'Gygytgyn, Russia 67°30'N 172°5'E
5 million  -     2,500 m Roter Kamm, Namibia 27°46'S 16°18'E