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Identifying MeteoritesMeteorite Identification Meteorite Identification Step one in identifying a possible meteorite is the magnet test. Collecting MeteoritesCollecting Meteorites Collecting Meteorites Tips and guidance from an avid collector and meteorite professional. Largest Impact CraterVredefort Impact Crater The Vredefort Crater is the largest and 2nd oldest impact crater visible on Earth. Gems from SpaceGems from Space Extraterrestrial Gems A number of materials from space have been used as attractive gems.
Meteorite TypesMeteorite Types Meteorite Types and Classification hree main types: iron, stone,stony iron. Mars MeteoritesMars Meteorites Mars Meteorites Interesting iron meteorites found by Mars rovers. Stone MeteoritesStone Meteorites Stone Meteorites Are the most common type of meteorites called Chondrites. MeteoritesMeteors, Meteorites, Fireballs! Meteors, Meteorites, Fireballs! What are those bright streaks in the night sky?
Hunting MeteoritesHunting Meteorites Hunting Meteorites A meteorite hunter must be resourceful, observant and patient. Value of MeteoritesValue of Meteorites How Much Are Meteorites Worth? Value ranges from $0.50 to $1,000 a gram. Vesta MeteoritesVesta Meteorites Vesta Meteorites About 5% of the meteorites found on Earth are from the asteroid Vesta. Stony Iron MeteoritesStony Iron Meteorites Stony Iron Meteorites Are divided into two groups: pallasites and mesosiderites.
Iron MeteoritesIron Meteorites Iron Meteorites The Widmanstätten Pattern is in all iron meteorites. ImpactitesImpactites What are Impactites? Learn about the interesting rocks found at impact sites. Largest MeteoriteLargest Meteorite World\'s Largest Meteorite Hoba, in Namibia, is the record - 66 tons of iron! What Are Meteorites?What Are Meteorites? What Are Meteorites? Rocks which were once part of planets or large asteroids.
       

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