Aba Panu, L3.6-6

In the afternoon of April 19, 2018, a flash of light and deafening roar startled the residents of Southwestern Nigeria.  There were …

Dimmitt, H3.5-3.7

Dimmitt is one of the largest meteorites known from North America; many hundreds of kilograms of fragments and individuals have been recovered …

Moorabie, Anomalous L3.8

This enigmatic meteorite has been plaguing researchers for years.  Moorabie and a number of other H/L3-4 anomalous chondrites exhibit characteristics of both …

NWA 6494, H/L3

This cute stone came from Rob Elliott some years ago.  From his photos, it was easy to tell that the stone was …

NWA 6504, L3.6

I don’t have much to add to the write-up; this stone was purchased already-cut from a dealer.  When it is polished, many …

NWA 6508, EL3

NWA 6508 was purchased in September of 2009 from a well-known meteorite dealer.  We subsequently had it analyzed at UCLA and discovered …

NWA 6509, LL3.6

Here’s a pretty one from the hot desert of Northwest Africa.

NWA 7669, LL3

This oriented stone has nice flow lines and what appears to be a huge type B CAI in the cut face, which …

NWA 7789, LL3.1-LL6

This stunning 8.2 kilogram polymict breccia was recovered as a broken individual.  We don’t usually cut stones much, but this stone began …