Allende, CV3.2

Allende is heralded as one of the largest recovered falls of the 20th century, and one of the most scientifically important and …

Aldama (a), IIIAB

Meteoritical Bulletin entry for Aldama (a). The iron’s medium-octahedral structure has been partly recrystallized by natural or artificial reheating, followed by rapid …

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We started collecting meteorites in the summer of 1998. Within a few years, we came to notice an event that kept recurring: …

Astoria, IIIAB

This IIIAB from South Dakota isn’t quite official yet.  The total known weight was ~24 kilograms.  The ~2 kilogram end-cut that was taken …

Boxhole, IIIAB

The Boxhole meteorite crater is ~170 meters in diameter, and is a very well-preserved impact, supposedly dating to only around 5,500 years …

Ash Creek, Texas

On February 15th, 2009 at around 11AM local time, a small asteroid entered the atmosphere and broke up over Birome, Texas.  Larger …

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 …

Bur-Abor, IIIAB

Bur-Abor is a special one for us.  Some ten or fifteen years ago, we contacted Eric Twelker regarding the Bur-Abor specimens on …

Burns, IIIAB

The recovery of Burns is described fairly succinctly here, in the Meteoritical Bulletin write-up: The recovery of the meteorite was described in …