Taza, Ungrouped Iron

Meteoritical Bulletin entry for Taza. Long story short, it’s an ungrouped iron with a germanium content an order of magnitude or so …

NWA, Medium Octahedrite I

This 1,026 gram iron meteorite came from Said Haddany at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show in 2010.  It appears to be …

NWA, Medium Octahedrite II

This iron appears to be a medium octahedrite, from the pattern visible through stress fractures in the fusion crust.   It came from …

Sikhote-Alin, IIAB

The single largest meteorite fall in modern history occurred on February 12th, 1947, at ~10:38 am local time.  In Primorsky Krai, a …

Uasara, IIAB

Meteoritical Bulletin entry for Uasara. I have only a few things to add to the above description; Sierra Gorda and Negrillos are …

NWA, ordinary chondrite I

This ordinary chondrite has one of the nicer shapes I’ve seen; it’s concave, and flares to a point.  It also has an …

NWA, ordinary chondrite II

This stone was one of the nicer ones we saw on our 2011 trip to Morocco.  It’s flight-marked with flow-lines and lipping; …