expeditions

hunting for meteorites

Hunting for meteorites is a fun hobby in which nearly anyone can take part.  One should familiarize oneself with terrestrial rocks first, …

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El Burro, IIAB

The El Burro meteorite is a historic find from a very remote area of Coahuila, Mexico.  The area is still almost completely …

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La Colina, H5

La Colina fell at 11:30pm local time on March 19, 1924, in the Buenos Aires Province of Argentina.  Following a bright flash …

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Matamoros, H6

This 30.4 kilogram stone came from just South of the border, near the town of Matamoros.  The owner posted some photos to …

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Monze, L6

The fall took place in Zambia on October 5, 1950, at ~4:20 am local time.  Sonic effects were heard over an area …

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NWA 6501, L3

Here’s a cool stone. It has huge chondrules, and practically no matrix. It’s definitely not the average L3. We were lucky to …

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Tirhert, Eucrite

This spectacular eucrite fell on July 9, 2014.  I don’t have much to add to the Bulletin write-up: Here’s a beautiful 42 …

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Krinov / La Paz Correspondence

In addition to books, Lincoln La Paz saved many of the associated letters and envelopes.  Many of them have cool stamps and …

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Palca de Aparzo, L5

Oscar Turone visited the location and documented this 1988 fall — per the Meteoritical Bulletin: This 1995 Meteoryt! Magazine article describes the …