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Collecting MeteoritesCollecting Meteorites Collecting Meteorites - Tips and guidance from a meteorite professional. Identifying MeteoritesMeteorite Identification Meteorite Identification Step one in identifying a possible meteorite is the magnet test. Intro to MeteoritesWhat Are Meteorites? What Are Meteorites? Rocks which were once part of planets or large asteroids. Meteorite TypesMeteorite Types Meteorite Types and Classification Three main types: iron, stone, stony iron.
Gems from SpaceGems from Space Extraterrestrial Gems A number of materials from space are used as attractive gems. Geology ToolsGeology Tools Geology Tools - Hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans. Stone MeteoritesStone Meteorites Stone Meteorites Are the most common type of meteorites called Chondrites. Mars MeteoritesMars Meteorites Mars Meteorites Interesting iron meteorites found by Mars rovers.
Value of MeteoritesValue of Meteorites How Much Are Meteorites Worth? Value ranges from $0.50 to $1,000 a gram. MeteoritesMeteors, Meteorites, Fireballs! Meteors, Meteorites, Fireballs! What are those bright streaks in the night sky? Hunting MeteoritesHunting Meteorites Meteorite Hunters must be resourceful, observant and patient. 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. Largest MeteoriteLargest Meteorite The Largest Meteorite Hoba, in Namibia, is the world record - 66 tons of iron! Diamonds In SpaceDiamonds In Space Diamonds In Space Diamonds have been found in meteorites and other celestial bodies. ImpactitesImpactites What are Impactites? Learn about the interesting rocks found at impact sites.
Vesta MeteoritesVesta Meteorites Vesta Meteorites About 5% of the meteorites found on Earth are from the asteroid Vesta. Antarctic Meteoriteshunting meteorites in Antarctica The Richest Meteorite Field - More meteorites found here than anywhere else on Earth. Largest Impact CraterVredefort Impact Crater The Vredefort Crater is the largest and 2nd oldest impact crater visible on Earth.  



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