Dar el Kahal, H5

This stone was one of the larger attractions at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show of 2014.  Hundreds of kilograms were present, …

Dhofar 325, CO3.5

The average chondrule diameter of this stone is 100 – 200 µm; it isn’t an L. From the Meteoritical Bulletin: Given the …

Dimmitt, H3.5-3.7

Dimmitt is one of the largest meteorites known from North America; many hundreds of kilograms of fragments and individuals have been recovered …

Forest City, H5

Forest City is a seminal American fall that was studied by some of America’s earliest dedicated meteoriticists. A detail of note regarding …

Forestburg (b), L5

Here’s a chunk of a fairly uncommon American meteorite, which has otherwise been ~diced and distributed. From the Meteoritical Bulletin: 192.2 grams

Forrest 002, L6

Forrest (b), later named Forrest 002, was found in October of 1980.  I wasn’t able to track down information beyond the scant …

Gao, H5

On March 5th, 1960, stones fell amongst the rooftops of several villages near Burkina Faso’s border with Ghana. Sonic effects were heard …

Gashua, L6

Gashua was witnessed to fall in Nigeria in April, 1984.  I don’t have much to add to the Meteoritical Bulletin write-up. At …

Indian Butte, H5

From the Meteoritical Bulletin: We spent a few days in the area in the summer of 2013, but didn’t have access to …

Ivuna, CI1

Type-1 chondrites are fairly rare, partly because they are so fragile.  Atmospheric entry often results in very high mass loss for these …