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Visit us at the Tucson Gem Show!

We will be at the JOGS Show Booth E403-E404
10AM-6PM Daily from January 29th through February 8th
10AM-4PM Last Day February 9th

JOGS is located in the Tucson Expo Center 3750 E. Irvington Road.
Directions to JOGS

Check us out for great pricing and deep discounts on cabochons, slabs, faceting and turquoise rough.
We will also have super-closeouts on beads, cabbing rough, diamond powder and accessories.

NEW THIS YEAR: Used 14" and 20"HP Slab Saws, Facet Grade Oregon Sunstone and Danburite Rough, Rough in Oregon and Arizona Sunstone with Schiller, Arizona Moon Quartz, Gaspeite, Phosphosiderite, Stichtite, Faceted Oregon Sunstone, Shungite in many shapes and sizes.


Meteorites from Canyon Diablo (Arizona Meteor Crater)

Barringer Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona The first known meteorites from Arizona were found in the 1880s by sheepherders in Canyon Diablo, several miles west of Meteor Crater, which was known during those times to area cattlemen and settlers as Coon Butte. Meteor Crater, located about 20 miles west of Winslow, Arizona was regarded by most geologists as volcanic in origin until the 1950s when geology graduate student Eugene Shoemaker began adding new studies and evidence to support the theories and pioneering work in the early 1900s of Daniel Barringer.

Meteor Crater, now a national landmark, finally became the first impact crater on Earth generally recognized as such by the scientific community. Today it is known that Meteor Crater was created by the impact of an iron asteroid weighing several hundred thousand tons which approached at a relatively low angle and traveling at approximately 11 miles per second (40,000 miles/hour).

It disintegrated just prior to impact sometime around 50,000 years ago, with thousands of pieces breaking off the larger masses and scattering over the surrounding area. The explosion at the moment of impact is estimated to have been the equivalent of a 1.7 megaton bomb, creating an impact crater nearly a mile in diameter.


 Item number: Meteorite5C - Canyon Diablo Meteorite Specimen - $94.26
Locality: Canyon Diablo, Meteor Crater, Northern Arizona

Weighs 75.41 grams.
Measures approximately 3.63cm x 2.57cm x 2.2cm.


 Item number: Meteorite8C - Canyon Diablo Meteorite Specimen - $147.80
Locality: Canyon Diablo, Meteor Crater, Northern Arizona

Weighs 118.24 grams.
Measures approximately 4.92cm x 4.22cm x 1.99cm.


 Item number: Meteorite9R - Canyon Diablo Meteorite Specimen - $76.96
Locality: Canyon Diablo, Meteor Crater, Northern Arizona

Weighs 61.57 grams.
Measures approximately 5.29cm x 2.23cm x 1.13cm.


 Item number: Meteorite10C - Canyon Diablo Meteorite Specimen - $227.99
Locality: Canyon Diablo, Meteor Crater, Northern Arizona
Weighs 182.39 grams.
Measures approximately 5.63cm x 3.58cm x 3.97cm.

 Item number: Meteorite12C - Canyon Diablo Meteorite Specimen - $120.45
Locality: Canyon Diablo, Meteor Crater, Northern Arizona

Weighs 96.36 grams.
Measures approximately 5.06cm x 4.79cm x 1.78cm.


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