Boltysh Crater, Kirovohrad Oblast' (Kirovohrads'ka Oblast'), UkraineImpact crater with a diameter of 24 kilometres and an age of 65.17 ± 0.64 million years, based on argon dating techniques. This age is within error of that of Chicxulub Crater in Mexico, and the Cretaceous–Paleogene boundary (K–Pg boundary). The Boltysh impact likely occurred several thousand years before Chicxulub.
No entries listed.
The above list contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
This page is currently not sponsored. To sponsor this page click here.
|Fade toolbar when not in focus||Fix toolbar to bottom of page|
|Hide Social Media Links|
|Slideshow frame delay||seconds|
New Locality Added: Alais meteorite, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, FranceFrom Lon Clay Hill, 9th Dec 2013 14:09:10