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METEORITE OR METEORWRONG?

Self-Test Check-List

  
Here's an adaptation of wonderful flowchart devised by Debora Rios and colleagues at the Museu Nacional/UFRJ in Brazil. Although deliberately simple, we suspect that most experienced meteorite hunters would have little criticism with the logic

Magnetic Attraction | Fusion Crust | Heavier (Density) | Metal Particles | Metallic | Seen to Fall | Regmaglypts | Bubbles


 

Back to Some Meteorite Information

 

 

Prepared by: Randy L. Korotev

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

Please don’t contact me about the meteorite you think that
you’ve found until you read this and this.

 

e-mailkorotev@wustl.edu

Last revised: 18 January 2018