Santa Fe Impact structure

Recently these shatter cones were discovered by accident. A retired petroleum geologist was out walking his dog near a mud slide that was blocking the road. He went after his dog and noticed  him standing by a dislodged rock that had the telltale signs of a shatter cone. As he looked at the cliff face he saw a shatter cone over 1 meter tall!

I had to opportunity to collect some of these wonderful structures. Unfortunately we can only get sections as most are 1/2 to 1 meter long. The material is not very fine grained which prevents the text book looking shatter cones you see in limestone. This material is mostly a micaceous schist.

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SF001 "A" quality Best one as all sides show cone lines. 10.5cm X 7.5 cm(Max)  $30.00SOLD

 

 

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SF002 "A" quality. Much darker and showier then the image indicates. 11 cm X 14 cm $20.00

 

 

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SF003 "C" quality. 8cm X 12cm $7.50

 

 

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SF004 "A" quality. Much darker and showier then the image indicates. 4 cm X 8 cm $15.00

 

 

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SF005 "C" quality. 14m X 6cm $7.50

 

 

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SF006 "B" quality. Lines on both sides. 6cm X 12.5cm $10.00

 

 

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SF007 "A" quality. Much darker and showier then the image indicates. 7 cm X 5 cm $15.00SOLD

 

 

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SF008 "C" quality.  9.5 cm X 12 cm $7.50

 

 

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SF009 "C" quality. Much darker and showier then the image indicates. 4 cm X 8 cm $7.50

 

 

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SF010 "B" quality. Lines on both sides. 6cm X 15cm $12.50

 

 

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SF011 "A" quality. Lines on both sides.  3cm X 5.5cm $12.50SOLD

 

 

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SF012 "A" quality. Lines on two sides. Has some cracks that can be seen in the photo.  6cm X 5.5cm $15.00

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