American Meteorite Museum Jewelry

Original souvenirs from Harvey Nininger’s American Meteorite Museum are pretty hard to find.  Here are some fun ones — one pair of …

Coolidge, CL4

Coolidge is an unusual carbonaceous chondrite.  It was initially classified as a CV3.8, and was later reclassified by different researchers as…a type-3.8 …

Pasamonte, Achondrite

Pasamonte is an unusual meteorite.  Early work pegged it as a polymict eucrite, but more recent studies have shown that its oxygen …

Potter, L6

This rock isn’t particularly noteworthy; Potter is a common type, has a large total known weight, and it is well-distributed.  But, specimens …

Plainview, H5

Plainview is one of the larger American meteorites ever found, by weight.  At least a tonne of individuals and fragments have been …

Nininger Canyon Diablo Impactite

These three specimens came from an older mineral collection — along with two specimens with “American Meteorite Museum” labels.  We assume these …