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How to Find Treasure From Space by Geoff Notkin

How to Find Treasure From Space

The Expert Guide to Meteorite Hunting and Identification

by Geoffrey Notkin

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This book by Geoffrey Notkin, cohost of the Meteorite Men television series, is a comprehensive illustrated guide to recovering, identifying and understanding meteorites. It is a 6" x 9" paper back with 142 pages. See the table of contents below.

How to Find Treasure From Space:
The Expert Guide to Meteorite Hunting and Identification
Table of Contents

    Preface
v
    Table of contents
vii
    Introduction by Christopher Cokinos
ix
    1) What are meteorites and where do they come from?
1
    2) How to identify meteorites in the laboratory and in the field
27
    3) How much are meteorites worth?
39
    4) Meteorwrongs, hot rocks, and how they help you
43
    5) Meteorite falls versus meteorite finds
51
    6) Understanding and hunting strewnfields
53
    7) Meteorite craters and impact pits
63
    8) The importance of research
71
    9) Ownership, landowners, and permission to hunt
75
    10) Hunting strategies: Historic meteorites and known strewnfields
81
    11) Hunting strategies: Fireball chasing
85
    12) Hunting Strategies: Cold finds, hot desert hunting, dry lake beds
93
    13) Tools of the trade
99
    14) Excavating meteorites and documenting finds
119
    15) After the find: Naming and classification
123
    16) Preparing for an expedition
127
    17) In the field: Fun and safety
135
    Postscript / Go meteorite hunting with me
137
    Additional Resources
138
    Acknowledgements
139
    About the Author
142