Buffalo Gap, IAB-ungrouped

We wrote the Meteoritical Bulletin write-up for this iron; I can’t think of anything else to add. In short, it’s similar to …

irons

Iron meteorites, with few exceptions, represent fragments from the cores of large differentiated bodies (for an explanation of differentiation, see the “achondrites” …

Gibeon, IVA

~45 kilograms, individual with hole.  ‘The Man in the Moon.’ ~51 kilogram oriented Gibeon with spotty fusion crust and flow-lines.  Photos taken …

NWA, Medium Octahedrite I

This 1,026 gram iron meteorite came from Said Haddany at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show in 2010.  It appears to be …

NWA, Medium Octahedrite II

This iron appears to be a medium octahedrite, from the pattern visible through stress fractures in the fusion crust.   It came from …

NWA, Hexahedrite

This is an oriented heat-shield with a few rhabdites visible on its surface (see edge photo, center).  So, it’s a hexahedrite.  As …