Amphibole Group

Amphibole Group

Complex family of hydrous double-chain inosilicate minerals. Amphiboles are common in terrestrial metamorphic and igneous rocks, forming in the presence ... 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
Ivuna Meteorite

Ivuna Meteorite

Carbonaceous chondrite weighing 0.7 kg that landed near Ivuna, Tanzania, on Dec. 16, 1938. The Ivuna meteorite is the eponym ... 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
Pyroxene Group

Pyroxene Group

Most important group of rock-forming ferromagnesian silicates whose major end members are enstatite (MgSiO3), ferrosilite (FeSiO3), and, compositionally, wollastonite (CaSiO3) ... Read More
Rare blue features in meteorites

Rare blue features in meteorites

Hibonite - in Ishiyevo Halite (blue salt crystals) Monahans and Zag Ringwoodite - in heavily shocked meteorites (pictures of Taiban) ... Read More