2019 November 11: St. Louis MO

2019 November 11: St. Louis MO

11/11/19 St. Louis MO MeteorSt. Louis, MO Meteor overhead tonight, boom heard and felt across the region.For licensing, contact Kory ... Read More
Amphibole Group

Amphibole Group

Complex family of hydrous double-chain silicate minerals. Amphiboles are common in terrestrial metamorphic and igneous rocks, forming in the presence ... Read More
West Texas: 6.7g Meteorite

Ash Creek Expedition: 6.7g Meteorite Find!

Hunting meteorites is rarely an easy task. Here is a diary of Eric Wichman's trials and tribulations over the course ... Read More
Definitions for Planet, Asteroid, Meteoroid, Meteor, Meteorite & Other Related Terms

Definitions for Planet, Asteroid, Meteoroid, Meteor, Meteorite & Other Related Terms

The following definitions for meteorite, meteoroid, micrometeorite, micrometeoroid, and interplanetary dust particle (IDP) as proposed by Alan Rubin (UCLA) ... Read More
Don't Throw Away that Hot Rock!

Don’t Throw Away that Hot Rock!

Attention metal detectorists and treasure/relic hunters! STOP!!! Don't throw away any hot rocks until you check and verify they are ... Read More
Ethics of Collecting Meteorites

Ethics of Collecting Meteorites

Meteorite hunters, dealers and collectors are lucky because they enjoy relatively broad support from museum curators and researchers. The reasons ... Read More
Feldspar structure

Feldspar Group

Most abundant rock-forming silicate minerals in Earth's crust. Feldspars are common in almost all stony meteorite and lunar and martian ... Read More
Meteorite Hunting Laws & Guidelines

Meteorite Hunting Laws & Guidelines

Meteorite hunting can be a very satisfying endeavor that may take you to the farthest reaches of the Earth. Though ... Read More
Meteorites with a Question Mark

Meteorites with a Question Mark

These meteorites are real meteorites that may have been proven to be another meteorite, have questionable past and/or find circumstances, ... Read More
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