Chinga, Ungrouped

Per Monica Grady’s Catalogue of Meteorites (2000): Buchwald’s Handbook of Iron Meteorites contains a description of the find: Roy A. Gallant further …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Gove, Relict Iron

This mostly oxidized iron meteorite was found in a Cenozoic bauxite deposit during bauxite (aluminum) mining at the Nabalco Bauxite Mine in …

Henbury, IIIAB

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

Kingston, Ungrouped

Kingston is a unique iron meteorite, without any close chemical relatives.  It appears to be a magmatic iron, and may be the …

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 …

Northwest Africa 176, Ungrouped

Northwest Africa 176 is an unusual ungrouped iron meteorite that appears to be more closely related to carbonaceous chondrites than to most …