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Collecting Meteorites
Collecting Meteorites
Collecting Meteorites - Tips and guidance from a meteorite professional.
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Identifying Meteorites
Meteorite Identification
Meteorite Identification Step one in identifying a possible meteorite is the magnet test.
Meteorite Types
Meteorite Types
Meteorite Types and Classification Three main types: iron, stone, stony iron.
Stone Meteorites
Stone Meteorites
Stone Meteorites Are the most common type of meteorites called Chondrites.
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Meteors, Meteorites, Fireballs!
Meteors, Meteorites, Fireballs! What are those bright streaks in the night sky?
Mars Meteorites
Mars Meteorites
Mars Meteorites Interesting iron meteorites found by Mars rovers.
Moldavite
Moldavite
Moldavite is a gem material born about 15 million years ago when a pair of asteroids struck Europe.
Value of Meteorites
Value of Meteorites
How Much Are Meteorites Worth? Value ranges from $0.50 to $1,000 a gram.
Gems from Space
Gems from Space
Extraterrestrial Gems A number of materials from space are used as attractive gems.
Hunting Meteorites
Hunting Meteorites
Meteorite Hunters must be resourceful, observant and patient.
Impactites
Impactites
What are Impactites? Learn about the interesting rocks found at impact sites.
Largest Meteorite
Largest Meteorite
The Largest Meteorite Hoba, in Namibia, is the world record - 66 tons of iron!
Intro to Meteorites
What Are Meteorites?
What Are Meteorites? Rocks which were once part of planets or large asteroids.
Iron Meteorites
Iron Meteorites
Iron Meteorites The Widmanstätten Pattern is in all iron meteorites.
Diamonds In Space
Diamonds In Space
Diamonds In Space Diamonds have been found in meteorites and other celestial bodies.
Vesta Meteorites
Vesta Meteorites
Vesta Meteorites About 5% of the meteorites found on Earth are from the asteroid Vesta.
Stony Iron Meteorites
Stony Iron Meteorites
Stony Iron Meteorites Are divided into two groups: pallasites and mesosiderites.
Antarctic Meteorites
hunting meteorites in Antarctica
The Richest Meteorite Field - More meteorites found here than anywhere else on Earth.
Largest Impact Crater
Vredefort Impact Crater
The Vredefort Crater is the largest and 2nd oldest impact crater visible on Earth.
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