|Region||Zuni Mountains, New Mexico|
|TKW||1,060 pounds (480 kg)|
The Grant Meteorite is a meteorite that was discovered in the Zuni Mountains, about 45 miles (72 km) south of Grants, New Mexico (for which it was named). It was unearthed in 1929 although the date of its original groundfall is unknown.
The meteorite is a roughly conical mass of iron about 21.875 inches (55.56 cm) in height and 22.875 to 29.375 inches (58.10 to 74.61 cm) in base dimension, weighing 1,060 pounds (480 kg). After discovery, the meteorite was sold to the Smithsonian Institute. It has since been used in a wide variety of scientific studies.
- Leonard, Frederick C.; Nininger, H.H. (1934). "Notes from the Society for Research on Meteorites". Popular Astronomy 42: 511.
- Fisher, David E. (1961). "Space Erosion of the Grant meteorite". Journal of Geophysical Research 66 (5): 1509–1511. doi:10.1029/JZ066i005p01509.
- Maringer, R.E.; Manning, G.K. "Aerodynamic heating of the Grant meteorite". Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 18 (3). doi:10.1016/0016-7037(60)90083-1.
- Fireman, EL (January 1959). "The Distribution of Helium-3 in the Grant Meteorite and a Determination of the Original Mass". Plantary and Space Science 1 (1). doi:10.1016/0032-0633(59)90027-3.
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