Darwin Glass

Darwin glass is a natural glass found south of Queenstown in West Coast, Tasmania. It takes its name from Mount Darwin in the West Coast Range, where it was first reported, and later gave its name to Darwin Crater, a probable impact crater, and the inferred source of the glass.

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Darwin Glass - Crater
... The glass is an impactite resulting from the melting of local rocks due to the impact of a large meteorite ... The assumed source is a 1.2-kilometer-wide topographic depression known as Darwin Crater ...

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