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Category Archives: Meteorites

Vigarano

February's Meteorite of the Month is Vigarano, a (CV3) carbonaceous chondrite that fell the evening of January 22, 1910, near Ferrara, Italy.  Vigarano is the type specimen for the CV …

Oued Bourdim 001

January's Meteorite of the Month is Oued Bourdim 001, a pallasite (PES) found in Morocco in 2014. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 104): In November, 2007, Brahim Oubadi from …

Hueco Tanks

December's Meteorite of the Month is Hueco Tanks, an (L6) ordinary chondrite found December 25, 1985, in Texas. The single 314 g stone recovered was discovered by Mr. George Bioole …

Benguerir

November’s meteorite of the month is Benguerir, an (LL6) ordinary chondrite that fell in Morocco in 2004. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 89): A meteorite shower was witnessed to …

Apt

October’s meteorite of the month is Apt, an (L6) ordinary chondrite that fell October 8, 1803, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of southeastern France. A report of the fall was …

Sericho

Sericho is a pallasite found in Kenya in 2016. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 106, in prep): In 2016, two brothers were searching for their camels and came across …

Noblesville

Noblesville is an ordinary (H4-6) chondrite that fell in Indiana, the evening of August 1st, 1991. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 72): "The stone passed two witnesses, Brodie Spaulding …

Moss

Moss is a CO3.6 carbonaceous chondrite that fell the morning of July 14, 2006, in Østfold, Norway. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 91): At about 10:20 am on July …

Dishchii’bikoh

Dishchii’bikoh is an (LL7) ordinary chondrite that fell the morning of June 2, 2016, near the eastern Arizona community of Cibecue. Photo: ASU/CMS. From the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 106): History: …

Katol

Katol is an (L6) ordinary chondrite that fell over the town of Katol, in the Nagpur District of India, the afternoon of May 22, 2012.   The Meteoritical Bulletin (MB …
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Meteorite of the Month

Vigarano

February's Meteorite of the Month is Vigarano, a (CV3) carbonaceous chondrite that fell the evening of January 22, 1910, near Ferrara, Italy.  Vigarano is the type specimen for the CV …


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