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Meteorite Hunting by Drone 2 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Charlie Devine Jul 13.

Winchcombe

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics Jul 8.

Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only 2250 Replies

Started by Geoff Notkin in Learn About Meteorites. Last reply by Craig Moody May 28.

NWA 482 FOR SALE+482 THIN SECTION 6 Replies

Started by dwayne gerhard in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Greg May 19.

Mysterious pattern hided in a rock 8 Replies

Started by yujun Hu in Special Events. Last reply by Carl Patzer May 12.

New Nevada Cold Find 3 Replies

Started by Keith Semanko in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Keith Semanko May 4.

Celebrities that Collect.... 2 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Carl Patzer Feb 15.

New admin staff....... 4 Replies

Started by Craig Moody in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Carl Patzer Feb 15.

Happy New Years! 1 Reply

Started by Craig Moody in General Topics. Last reply by Michael Mulgrew Jan 11.

Two strewn fields, two days, two meteorites 9 Replies

Started by Michael Mulgrew in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Michael Mulgrew Dec 14, 2020.

Money from Heaven 1 Reply

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Carl Patzer Dec 2, 2020.

A few picts from the field, sadly no meteorites 2 Replies

Started by Michael Mulgrew in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Charlie Devine Nov 21, 2020.

“Black Beauty” Study 2 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Carl Patzer Nov 18, 2020.

Hamburg, an Organic Rich H4 2 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Carl Patzer Oct 31, 2020.

FIVE THINGS LEARNED FROM THE ANTARCTIC SEARCH FOR METEORITES 1 Reply

Started by Michael Mulgrew in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Carl Patzer Oct 31, 2020.

Aguas Zarcas 2 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Carl Patzer Sep 14, 2020.

Australia Desert Fireball Network Scores 1 Reply

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Michael Mulgrew Aug 10, 2020.

Germany’s Largest Stone Meteorite Recognized 3 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Carl Patzer Jul 31, 2020.

Killed by a Meteorite? 1 Reply

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Carl Patzer May 20, 2020.

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Philip Dyble posted a discussion

WTB Murchison Meteorite

Hi. I would like to buy a Murchison meteorite, if anybody has one to offer. A smaller sample would probably more in my price range. Thank you. See More
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Sunday
Charlie Devine replied to Charlie Devine's discussion Meteorite Hunting by Drone
"Not until they’re intelligent drones."
Jul 13
Michael Mulgrew replied to Charlie Devine's discussion Meteorite Hunting by Drone
"Do we have to credit the drone for the find?"
Jul 12
Charlie Devine posted discussions
Jul 9
Craig Moody replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"Greg, I have seen an example of that exact material.  It is very heavy and attracts a magnet strongly.  It also has the identical surface features. It is not, however, a meteorite, but most likely a high iron/nickel waste product. When I…"
May 28
Michael Mulgrew replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"When reporting a streak test, the color is what is reported, not "pass" or "fail"."
May 27
Michael Mulgrew replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"I don't know what it is, but I do know that it's not a meteorite.  Good day."
May 27
Greg replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"A streak test is a pass/fail based on color, how would you semantically like it described?  I can't find any meteorite documents referencing "free iron" so would be interested in some information on how to identify this trait,…"
May 27
Michael Mulgrew replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"By meteorite traits, I meant those specific to meteorites as there are several terrestrial rocks that are very dense and attracted to a magnet.  Meteorite traits would be free iron, chondrules, fusion crust, regmaglypts... things you only find…"
May 19
Greg replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"I appreciate the input.  When it comes to density testing are there lots of other magnetic stones with an average density of 7-8g/cm3? Just having a tough time figuring out how to strike this off as definitely not a meteorite. And really…"
May 19
Craig Moody replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"Very much terrestrial ore. No question about that."
May 19
 
 
 

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