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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

Borodino: A Rock for the Ages

Borodino: A Rock for the Ages

The Borodino meteorite takes its name from the town of Borodino, Russia. Two days after the meteorite’s fall, the hamlet also extended its name to to the immensely bloody “Battle of Borodino.” For this installment of The Accretion Desk, I would like you do download and listen to the linked music file of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture […]

Bob's Findings

UPDATE: San Bernardino Wash (L5)

UPDATE: San Bernardino Wash (L5)

Nomenclature Committee voted on my 2012 finds and officially named them San Bernardino Wash Since my first article on this subject back in January 2014, there has been a lot of effort (including additional fieldwork) to get my UCLA-classified finds from the San Bernardino Wash (SBW) strewn-field (as well as subsequent finds) approved by the […]

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

Meteorite Hunters vs The Weather

Meteorite Hunters vs The Weather

In my last article I mentioned that I might try to get in a trip meteorite hunting in the autumn. Well, this article begins when I got an email from my friend Richard Garcia that a trip meteorite hunting was being put together and would I like to go. Not too tough a question, but […]

Micro Visions

ASU Higher Magnification

ASU Higher Magnification

This is a selection of photos of various thin sections in the horde released by Arizona State University earlier this year.  Most are at a higher magnification than those I usually place here.

Meteorite People

Laura Atkins Interview

Laura Atkins 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 Laura Atkins. (MT) What or who got you interested in meteorites and how old were you when you got your first meteorite? (LA) I have always been a rock hound, […]

Meteorite Of The Month

Meteorite of the Month: Gebel Kamil

Meteorite of the Month: Gebel Kamil

Our Meteorite of the Month is kindly provided by Tucson Meteorites who hosts The Meteorite Picture of the Day. 2035 grams. 16 x12 x6 cm. Iron, ungrouped TKW 1600 kg. Fall not observed. Found 2009 in East Uweinat Desert, Egypt. Submit Pictures to Meteorite Pictures of the Day

Norm's Tektite Teasers

A complete Australite detached flange ring!

A complete Australite detached flange ring!

Flanged Australite buttons are perhaps the most coveted tektite morphology that exists, and they are, indeed, glorious things. But they have an occasional offspring that is much, much rarer: the detached flange ring. The majority of Australites appear to have started atmospheric re-entry as spheres, which were always thermally modified in subsequent gravitationally-accelerated flight. Flanges […]

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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