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Intro to MeteoritesWhat Are Meteorites? What Are Meteorites? Rocks which were once part of planets or large asteroids. Stony Iron MeteoritesStony Iron Meteorites Stony Iron Meteorites Are divided into two groups: pallasites and mesosiderites. 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.
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. Stone MeteoritesStone Meteorites Stone Meteorites Are the most common type of meteorites called Chondrites. Hunting MeteoritesHunting Meteorites Hunting Meteorites A meteorite hunter must be resourceful, observant and patient.
MeteoritesMeteors, Meteorites, Fireballs! Meteors, Meteorites, Fireballs! What are those bright streaks in the night sky? Value of MeteoritesValue of Meteorites How Much Are Meteorites Worth? Value ranges from $0.50 to $1,000 a gram. Mars MeteoritesMars Meteorites Mars Meteorites Interesting iron meteorites found by Mars rovers. Iron MeteoritesIron Meteorites Iron Meteorites The Widmanstätten Pattern is in all iron meteorites.
Largest MeteoriteLargest Meteorite World\'s Largest Meteorite Hoba, in Namibia, is the record - 66 tons of iron! Vesta MeteoritesVesta Meteorites Vesta Meteorites About 5% of the meteorites found on Earth are from the asteroid Vesta. ImpactitesImpactites What are Impactites? Learn about the interesting rocks found at impact sites. 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. Diamonds In SpaceDiamonds In Space Diamonds In Space Diamonds have been found in meteorites and other celestial bodies.    

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