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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

Siena, Italy: The Meteorite That Started It All?

Siena, Italy: The Meteorite That Started It All?

The famous and well respected Ursula B. Marvin penned an opinion tome in the September 1995 issue of Meteoritics suggesting that the Siena meteorite fall of 1794 is “History’s Most Consequential Meteorite Fall.” No matter how you slice it, it’s a tall order for a meteorite to be the Most Consequential. The abstract of Marvin’s […]

Micro Visions

Mukundpura CM2

Mukundpura CM2

CM2 meteorites are regolith breccias. They’ve been through cycles of crushing and lithification at an asteroid surface. They are dark with opaque matrix and varying amounts of chondrules, olivine aggregates, CAI and mineral grains. This is a sample of a CM2 fall that is reported to have distinct lithologies. Our samples, whose early field name […]

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 […]

Space Rocks Magazine

SPACE ROCKS MAGAZINE

SPACE ROCKS MAGAZINE

After much thought I have decided to publish a new quarterly magazine about hunting, collecting, and the science of rocks from outer space. I will not be accepting yearly subscription payments, only payments as each individual issue is published and ready to mail out to the subscribers. If you have any questions please send me […]

Jim's Fragments

Another book on Meteor Crater

Another book on Meteor Crater

I finished a two-year long project a few days ago. It is a new book and it is about Meteor Crater again. Yes I know I am in a rut. But I am not going to talk much about the book itself. What I want to tell you this month is the story of the […]

Norm's Tektite Teasers

Ferricrete adhesions on Thailandites

Ferricrete adhesions on Thailandites

It is one of the interesting factoids of tektite lore: Never, not even once, has a splashform tektite been reported that shows an embedded object or clear imprint from the ground surface on which the tektites fell. However, that noteworthy constant only serves to sharpen the search for the first one. Most tektite aficionados have […]

Meteorite People

James D. Kriegh

James D. Kriegh

In Memory of James D. Kriegh 1928 – 2007 Meteorite-Times was blessed with the opportunity to interview Jim Kriegh in October 2006. Jim was loved by all and although now gone he will never be forgotten. Meteorite-Times (MT) What or who got you interested in meteorites and how old were you when you got your […]

Meteorite Of The Month

Peña Blanca Spring

Peña Blanca Spring

Our Meteorite of the Month is kindly provided by Tucson Meteorites who hosts The Meteorite Picture of the Day. Photo taken in 2011 at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC. by Paul Swartz, IMCA 5204

What's New

Meteorite Times Magazine November Issue

Meteorite Times Magazine November Issue

The November 2017 issue of Meteorite Times is now up. The following URL gives access to the Web Browser View, Flash Magazine View, and Mobile PDF. Current Issue Enjoy!

Guest Articles

Dr. Arthur J. Ehlmann 1928―2017

Dr. Arthur J. Ehlmann 1928―2017

On August 28, 2017, the meteorite world, Texas Christian University, his former students and his many friends celebrated the life of Dr. Arthur Ehlmann, a kind giant of a man, a man who called Texas Christian University home for 60 years. People from all walks of life, academics, business people, former students and others came […]

IMCA Insights

Probing the early Solar System at the atomic level.

Probing the early Solar System at the atomic level.

Mr. Luke Daly1,2 1The Institute for Geoscience Research (TIGeR), Department of Applied Geology, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA, Australia 2School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK The invention of the light microscope by Hans and Zacharias Jansen 1580-1638 and telescope by Hans Lipperhey in 1608 using two […]

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