Nininger Spheroids – Canyon Diablo Metallic Spheroids
The spheroids are small, brown, and lumpy but tend toward a spherical shape. They are enriched in nickel content to several times the amount found in the actual iron meteorites themselves. The ones found by Dr. Nininger in the soil around Meteor Crater represent those which have a high enough nickel concentration to survive weathering oxidation for 50,000 years since their formation. Using Dr. Nininger’s estimates, there could be more than 40,000 tons of the tiny metallic spheroids still in the top four inches of the soil within five miles of the crater.
- Each Nininger Spheroid bottle contains approximately 10 spheroids
- Displayed on Optional Small Display Stand shown below