Suevite specimen from the Ries impact event, collected from a suevite deposit that is part of the ejecta blanket about 4 km east of the crater rim. Suevite is a rock type that consists of larger angular target rock fragments surrounded by a matrix of smaller fragments and grains that have been melted and recrystallised due to pressures caused by the impact. Specimen size: 27×15×0.5 cm. Museum für Naturkunde Berlin collection [Inventory number MFN_ PET_2008_02386], collected by M. Siebenschock, 1997, photo by R. T. Schmitt.

  Part of: Tilley L, Berning B, Erdei B, Fassoulas C, Kroh A, Kvaček J, Mergen P, Michellier C, Miller C, Rasser M, Schmitt R, Kovar-Eder J (2019) Hazards and disasters in the geological and geomorphological record: a key to understanding past and future hazards and disasters. Research Ideas and Outcomes 5: e34087.