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