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Meteorite Times Magazine is an on-line bi-monthly magazine devoted to every area of meteorite interest. Readers will find it full of meteorite articles, images, and stories about the people of the meteorite community. It is brought to you by The Meteorite Exchange, Inc. Read and learn about meteorites through the eyes of meteorite collectors, hunters, dealers, and researchers, as they study, hunt for, photograph, and collect meteorites from around the world. Join us six times a year for new issues full of meteorite information, news, and photography. Back issues from the last 12 years are always available for further study also.

Accretion Desk

Juvinas: An Easily Distinguished Commune Contribution

Juvinas: An Easily Distinguished Commune Contribution

We are just six short years from the bicentennial of the fall of the Juvinas, France meteorite. Back in 1821, an enormously important meteorite contribution fell from the sky. As a 90kg eucrite achondirte, it became a staple in meteorite laboratories all over the world and throughout the past two centuries. The story of the […]

Bob's Findings

Novato – Collision History Revealed in California Rock

Novato – Collision History Revealed in California Rock

The long anticipated paper by Peter Jenniskens and The Novato Meteorite Consortium has finally been published. The meteorite that fell onto the roof of Lisa Webber’s house in Novato, California, on Oct. 17, 2012, has revealed a detailed picture of its origin and tumultuous journey through space and Earth’s atmosphere. Peter Jenniskens led an international […]

Mr. Monnig's Collection

Dr. Arthur Ehlmann

Dr. Arthur Ehlmann

Personally, I have known Dr. Ehlmann a long time. How long exactly? Since I received a question through EBay… It must have been early in 2001. I had posted a small fragment of NWA 753 Rumurutite and this person was asking if I had a much larger piece available,—perfect spelling, perfect grammar and punctuation, unusual […]

IMCA Insights

IMCA Insights – The Munich Show

IMCA Insights – The Munich Show

Every year I visit Mineralien Tage in Munich to meet meteorite friends and, above all, see many new meteorites. There are hundreds of tables with tons of minerals, jewelry, and fossils. Among them on these tables are hidden meteorites. This year I am again seeing much less material than in previous years. Many people were […]

Jim's Fragments

The Meteorites of Summer

The Meteorites of Summer

Summer 2014 is just about gone. I did not do any meteorite hunting yet this year. Astrophotography has been taking up most of my out of town time. But, I might try really hard to get one trip in to hunt in the fall if I can tear myself away from the scope and camera. […]

Micro Visions

Selma H4

Selma H4

The Selma meteorite was found near that Alabama city in 1906. At 310 pounds it was then the largest meteorite found in the United States. It was purchased by the American Museum of Natural History (New York). The thin section pictured here was deaccessioned by Arizona State University in early 2014 and is now in a […]

Meteorite People

Mendy Ouzillou Interview

Mendy Ouzillou Interview

This feature is devoted to one of the personalities within the meteorite community. This month we are delighted to share an interview we had with Mendy Ouzillou. (MT) What or who got you interested in meteorites? (MO) I will be forever grateful to the Meteorite Men for bringing me into this hobby turned obsession. I […]

Meteorite Of The Month

Meteorite of the Month: Choteau Pallasite

Meteorite of the Month: Choteau Pallasite

Our Meteorite of the Month is kindly provided by Tucson Meteorites who hosts The Meteorite Picture of the Day. 86 gram full slice. 93 x 81 x 2.9 mm. Pallasite, ungrouped TKW 8.47 kg. Fall not observed. Contributed by Jim Strope, IMCA 9001 Submit Pictures to Meteorite Pictures of the Day

Norm's Tektite Teasers

A Splashform Muong-Nong Tektite??? !

A Splashform Muong-Nong Tektite??? !

A couple of years ago, we picked out this unusual specimen while sorting through bulk Chinese tektites at the big Tucson show. It was only recently that I realized just how unusual it really is. A conspicuously layered tektite with unambiguous splash-form flight modifications??? This is an oxymoron. Most descriptions of Muong Nong-type tektites will […]

Guest Articles

Ensisheim Show Report by Martin Goff

Ensisheim Show Report by Martin Goff

The annual Ensisheim show is the nearest meteorite show to me in the UK and is somewhere that I had been intending to visit for many years. I had vicariously enjoyed the show from looking wistfully at all the photos and videos that were shared every year and had also been subject to much persuasion […]

Tektite Of The Month

Ivory Coast Tektites

Ivory Coast Tektites

by Alain Carion The tektites of Ivory Coast are without a doubt the rarest of the tektites in any collections. They have been found while searching for gold, particularly in gold placers, but local shamans and tribal chiefs usually kept them and prized them as amulets with great powers. They are sometimes called “Ivoirites”; they […]

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