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  • Weep no more: conservation of an iron-nickel meteorite from Canyon Diablo, Arizona
    Allington-Jones, L.
    Journal of Natural Science Collections, Volume 7, pages 83 - 91

    This article documents the treatment of a fragment of the asteroid that created the Barringer meteor crater, officially known as the Canyon Diablo Meteorite. This includes investigations into the condition of the specimen, evaluation of techniques used in meteorite and archaeological iron conservation, and the eventual treatment with tannic acid of an NHMUK specimen.

    Keywords: meteorite; conservation; iron; tannic acid; ochtahedrite; storage