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The TOP: A recently created meteorite impact crater is hidden underneath thick growth in western Canada.It is estimated that the explosion was the equivalent of 5 to 45 tons of TNT!I had thought that the area would be “hunted out” by now, but I was pleasantly surprised that our group did find a few meteorites that afternoon, enough for each of us to take a souvenir home.At the same time the exercise illustrated how hit/miss/difficult this task is.Yes we did find enough small meteorites for us all to take one home, but it took hours and we did find a few nails and wire chunks as well! From the analysis of the widmanstatten patterns (Goldstein 1964) within the Whitecourt meteorites, it was determined that the core of this asteroid cooled at a rate of 50°C per million years.
It was a “no brainer” that Gillian and I were going to be on that expedition.