The American Southwest

Here is an assortment of photos of meteorites found mostly on dry lake beds from California, Nevada, and Arizona.  Some cold finds …

Lucerne Valley, CK4

Per the Meteoritical Bulletin: This 5.6 gram fragment from the find is one of the larger specimens found, and is the largest …

Novato, California

On October 17, 2012 at approximately 7:44 pm PST, a large fireball entered Earth’s atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean.  It was traveling …

Superior Valley 014, Acapulcoite

We’ve found a number of chondritic meteorites from the Southwest; some of these can be viewed here. Our first meteorite hunt was …

Novato, L6

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Sutter’s Mill, California

Sutter’s Mill was another one of those falls that happens at just the wrong time.  We had radar data almost immediately, knew …

Tranquillity, California

That’s right.  Tranquillity, with two L’s.  This small town in California’s Central Valley was ground zero for California’s newest fall. From Peter …