Canyon Diablo, IAB-MG

Meteor Crater is one of the most famous impact craters on Earth (second, perhaps, to the 65 million year old Chicxulub Crater …

Deport, IAB-sLL

There’s not much online about this Texan find; the bulletin contains scant information, and I couldn’t find any papers describing the discovery. …

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 …

Henbury, IIIAB

The meteorite craters at Henbury, Central Australia, by Arthur Richard Alderman, 1932.

Morasko, IAB-MG

There is far more to say about Morasko than I can include here.  In brief, the fall occurred around 5,500 to 5,000 …

Mount Dooling, IC

The first mass of Mount Dooling was recovered in 1909; it weighed 31.3 kilograms.  I wasn’t able to track down Simpson’s 1911 …

The Irons of Ziz, IAB

Ziz, otherwise known as Northwest Africa 854, is a beautifully fresh iron meteorite from Algeria. It is chemically similar to Canyon Diablo, …

Tafrawet, IIIAB

I’ve been told that Tafrawet was a stunning 32 kilogram iron.  The 3 kilogram end-cut pictured below certainly suggests as much.  Thick …

Tata, IIIAB

Tata, otherwise known as NWA 1430, consisted of a single 113 kilogram iron meteorite that was, honestly, pretty ugly.  It had been …

NWA 3205, IAB-ungrouped

This iron turned out to be compositionally unusual, with a very high iridium content.  The Meteoritical Bulletin says a bit more: