[ Return ]


Country Egypt
CoordinatesLat. N 2201' Long.E 2605'
Diameter km 0.045
Age Ma or date young
Remarks An young impact structure found in 2009. There is clear light colored ejecta stripes from the crater and in NE direction there seems to be some smaller dots which may be smaller impact pits.

Meteorite is named as Gebel Kamil and it is a ungrouped ataxite iron. Some weathering can be seen on surface of the meteorite pieces which tells that impact has happen already some times ago. A total of 1600 kg of iron meteorite shrapnels from <1g to 35kg has been found around the crater. Largest iron mass found was 83 kg individual meteorite.
[ Google Maps ]

Use of any material without permission is forbidden. Jarmo Moilanen - 2009-2014
All Main list Proved craters Impact layers Canditates Suggested Discredited About References Home Links www.somerikko.net