Classification Punctuation for Chondrites

Classification Punctuation for Chondrites

The Meteoritical Bulletin is filled with incredible meteorite-related information. However, even the most experienced collector might be puzzled when evaluating ... Read More
Craters Formed by Meteor Impacts

Craters Formed by Meteor Impacts

When a meteor is of sufficient size, its impact will leave a crater and in rare cases, meteorites will be ... Read More
Definition: Asteroid, Meteorite, Meteor, Meteoroid, (Dwarf) Planet & Other Terms

Definition: Asteroid, Meteorite, Meteor, Meteoroid, (Dwarf) Planet & Other Terms

Asteroid A 1 m to ~530 km natural irregularly-shaped solid object moving in interplanetary space. The lower limit is defined ... 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
How to Start a Meteorite Collection

How to Start a Meteorite Collection

Michael Kelly: My recommendation is you start up a catalog now keep track of important info on your collection when ... 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
Orientation and Oriented Meteorites

Orientation and Oriented Meteorites

A meteorite develops orientation when it experiences a period of stable flight through Earth's atmosphere and is gradually further ablated ... Read More
Possibility of Extraterrestrial Life (on Other Planets) and Signs of Life in Meteorites

Possibility of Extraterrestrial Life (on Other Planets) and Signs of Life in Meteorites

Since the dawn of humanity we've gazed upwards toward the stars above and wondered, where do we come from and ... Read More
MeteorWrong - Iron Slag - NOT a Meteorite

Setting the Right Expectations: Getting an Expert Opinion on Your MeteoRite or MeteorWrong

Like almost all online meteorite hunters, collectors, dealers and research institutions, SkyFall receives many emails a year from people wanting ... Read More
Top 9 Fun Reasons Why Everyone Should Own A Meteorite!

Top 9 Fun Reasons Why Everyone Should Own A Meteorite!

I really like this quote from Hans Christian Anderson, "The whole world is a series of miracles, but we're so ... Read More