Joeharms

1985 GU1. Discovered 1985 Apr. 11 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Named in honor of John (Joe) Eric Harms, former chief geologist of Broken Hill Pty., a large Australian mineral and petroleum-producing company. During his pioneering geological exploration in Western Australia, Harms discovered and recognized the Spider, Goat Paddock and Teague Ring impact structures. In the course of a 30-year career with BHP, he led in the discovery of major iron-ore, nickel and zinc-lead

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