The American Southwest

Here is an assortment of photos of meteorites found, mostly on dry lake beds, from California, Nevada, and Arizona.  Some cold finds …

Indian Butte, H5

From the Meteoritical Bulletin: We spent a few days in the area in the summer of 2013, but didn’t have access to …

Palo Blanco Creek, Eucrite

There is nearly information on Palo Blanco Creek in the Meteoritical Bulletin.  The stone was found in 1954 and weighed 1,482 grams; …

Meteor Crater Stock Certificate

“Specimen” stock certificates are created and retained for a few reasons; prior to the approval of a design or layout, ‘specimens’ are …

Octave Mine, H5

This stone was found on Christmas day in 2004, by a metal-detectorist in Arizona.  It is classified as an H5 S1 W3. …

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 …

Whetstone Mountains, Arizona

On the night of June 22, 2009, a small asteroid entered Earth’s atmosphere above Mexico, moving roughly NNE.  It broke up over …