Some Meteorite Information

Self-Test Check-List
Meteorite Realities
What To Do If You Think That Youíve Found a Meteorite
Chemical Composition of Meteorites
Some Meteorite Statistics
Find the Meteorite

Photos of Meteorites in the Washington University Collection
Some Photos of Apollo Lunar Samples
Missouri Meteorites | Illinois Meteorites | The St. Louis Meteorite
Meteorite Numbers by State

Meteorite Identification Information

fusion crust | more fusion crust photos | regmaglypts
magnetic attraction | metal, iron, & nickel | ordinary chondrites
iron-oxide concretions & nodules | streak test
basalt | vesicles | slag
quartz, calcite, magnetite, hematite, & micas | scratch test
density & specific gravity
how big are meteorites?
desert pavement
regolith breccias
not every rock that falls from the sky is a meteorite

Lunar Meteorite Information

Lunar Meteorites
List of Lunar Meteorites: Alphanumeric Order | Alumina-Concentration Order
Technical Literature on Lunar Meteorites
Chemical Classification of Lunar Meteorites
How Do We Know That Itís a Rock from the Moon?
Regolith Breccias | Apollo Regolith Breccias
The Chemical Composition of Lunar Soil
Oman Lunar Meteorite Locations | NIPR Lunar Meteorite Locations

Prepared by
: Randy L. Korotev

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis

Please donít contact me about the meteorite
you think you
íve found until you read this and this.


Last revised:
17 April 2019