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 …

Mount Vernon, Pallasite

From O. C. Farrington’s 1915 Catalogue of the Meteorites of North America, to January 1, 1909. Despite its rather large total known …

Forestburg (b), L5

Here’s a chunk of a fairly uncommon American meteorite, which has otherwise been ~diced and distributed. From the Meteoritical Bulletin: 192.2 grams

Kennard, H5

This stone was obtained by Ralph Velich in 1961, and he documented everything fastidiously from then onwards.  He described how he obtained …

Monument Draw, Acapulcoite

There are a few dozen acapulcoites known today, but, back when Monument Draw was found, it was one of only a few …

Saint Augustine, IID

I don’t have much to add to the Meteoritical Bulletin write-up for this unusual iron. Here’s an image of the 21 kilogram …

Trenton, IIIAB

Trenton is a historic American iron first discovered in the 1850s in Wisconsin.  Masses of Trenton were initially known simply as the …

Tulia (iron), Unclassified

Here’s an odd one!  This meteorite is listed in the bulletin as an unclassified iron, and it’s easy to see why: it’s …