Shatter Cone – Kimberleys – Western Australia


Shatter Cone – Kimberleys – Western Australia, oil on board, 30 x 30cm, 2014

Shatter Cone
Found in the Kimberleys, Western Australia
Shatter cones are formed beneath meteorite impact craters due to the extreme force generated by the impact.  They feature distinctive conical fractures with the apex usually pointing toward the source of the shock.