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Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only 2304 Replies

Started by Geoff Notkin in Learn About Meteorites. Last reply by Mai Thanh Phuong on Tuesday.

Was Lafayette a Witnessed Fall? 1 Reply

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Carl Patzer Nov 6.

Unknown from Mohave County Arizona. 2 Replies

Started by Edward Larsen in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Jack Lewis Oct 4.

Meet the Meteorite Hunters

Started by Charlie Devine in Meteorite Hunting Oct 4.

METEORITE ???

Started by Mai Thanh Phuong in Learn About Meteorites Sep 6.

The Day the Asteroid Hit 1 Reply

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Craig Moody Apr 10.

Is it a lunar meteorite? It looks a lot like meteorite NWA 11474. 2 Replies

Started by Mai Thanh Phuong in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Craig Moody Apr 3.

Michael Farmer and Christie’s Auction

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics Mar 27.

Finding Meteorite Hot Spots in Antarctica 2 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Charlie Devine Mar 12.

Should this sample be brought to the laboratory? 5 Replies

Started by Mai Thanh Phuong in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Mai Thanh Phuong Mar 2.

Chinese meteorite impact glass has a nice name Lei Gongmo in China 2 Replies

Started by xiangruizeng in Meteorite Collections. Last reply by xiangruizeng Feb 8.

First Meteorite 4 Replies

Started by Neil J Berry in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Craig Moody Jan 30.

Impact melting breccia meteorite found in Xinjiang, China 3 Replies

Started by xiangruizeng in Meteorite Collections. Last reply by xiangruizeng Jan 28.

Study Pinpoints Likely Home of Martian Meteorites 5 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Craig Moody Dec 17, 2021.

Meteorite Lands in Bed 5 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Carl Patzer Oct 16, 2021.

Meteorite Hunting in Morocco 1 Reply

Started by Charlie Devine in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Michael Mulgrew Sep 16, 2021.

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Mai Thanh Phuong replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"IS THIS A METEORITE ? It attracts magnets very strongly."
Tuesday
Carl Patzer replied to Charlie Devine's discussion Was Lafayette a Witnessed Fall?
"Interesting. Thanks for the share. :)"
Nov 6
Charlie Devine posted a discussion

Was Lafayette a Witnessed Fall?

New evidence suggests this Martian meteorite was indeed a witnessed fall, recovered by the witness…https://phys.org/news/2022-10-science-sleuths-century-old-mystery-martian.htmlSee More
Oct 26
Jack Lewis replied to Edward Larsen's discussion Unknown from Mohave County Arizona.
"Your photos show large chunks of basalt. They have large amounts of desert varnish on the surface. It is very easy to confuse desert varnish with fusion crust. Fusion crust forms in the space of minutes due to high pressure and friction heating,…"
Oct 4
Charlie Devine posted a discussion
Oct 4
Dave Kenny posted a discussion

Website about Canadian Meteorites and Impact Craters

I am very pleased to announce my recently launched Canadian meteorite website. It is based on a road-trip my wife and I made from Vancouver Island to southern Ontario in May and June 2022. We visited lots of historic meteorite fall sites and impact craters. We interviewed the lady who had a meteorite crash through her roof in Golden, BC. I hope it will be a fun go-to site for those interested in Canadian meteorites ! Enjoy !…See More
Oct 1
Edward Larsen replied to Edward Larsen's discussion Unknown from Mohave County Arizona.
"Prof. Randy Korotev of Washington U. St. Louis kindly viewed the photos.  He thought the rock showed chemical weathering and that the crust was too thick to be a fusion crust.  I think I'll take another trip to Mohave county and just…"
Sep 25
Edward Larsen posted a discussion

Unknown from Mohave County Arizona.

Hello club members.  I'm new to this forum and meteorite identification.  I recently covered a lot of ground in the deserts of Mohave county Arizona and came across a rock that was unusual.  What I noticed is that it is very dark colored and has a significant crust (fusion crust?).  The crust appears to be on all sides of the stone.  It looks like it is broken in half which is also odd.  I don't think it is a meteorite since it is not magnetic and shows tiny vesicles on the bottom side of a…See More
Sep 23
Max replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"Hi, once in a while I find some interesting looking rocks - sometimes if I am am not sure I post them here. This is one of those times again. I was on a beach (I know, I know - but please continue reading) and found on consecutive days in the same…"
Sep 12
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Aug 17
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