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Specimens are offered on a first-come, first serve basis. All material is guaranteed to be exactly as described. A Certificate of Authenticity is included with each meteoritical specimen. For ordering please go to the Ordering page. Mastercard, Visa, and PayPal accepted.

These are difficult to acquire meteorite localities or classifications.
All images were taken of the specimens being offered. Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

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Meteorites 

 
Nelson County, Kentucky, IIIF iron meteorite
 
Two spectacular specimens of a very rare iron meteorite classification.
 
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Nelson County, 94.20 grams.
 
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Nelson County, IIIF, 43.70 grams,
 
Nelson County, Kentucky, found in 1856. Two specimens offered of this very rare iron meteorite classification, IIIF.
One of only 9 IIIF iron meteorites known. Displays a Widmanstatten Pattern distorted from a violent pre-atmospheric collision.
 
Nelson County, IIIF, 94.20 grams, 55mm x 43mm x 9mm, $565.00
Nelson County, IIIF, 43.70 grams, 30mm x 28mm x 9mm, $305.00
 


 
 
Esquel, Pallasite
A visually stunning meteorite.
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Esquel, 23.1 grams   Esquel, 16.5 grams
In 1951 a single stony-iron meteorite weighing about 755 kg was found in Chubut, Argentina. Esquel is classified as a main group pallasite. Large, angular olivine crystals, offered are two 5mm thick slices.
Esquel, 23.1 grams, 33mm x 34mm x 5mm, $587.50
Esquel, 16.5 grams, 33mm x 22mm x 5mm, $412.00
 

 
New Almeo, Kansas, L5 chondrite
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New Almeo, Norton County, Kansas, 15.3 grams
 
Found in 1917. Two masses totalling approximately 8kg have been recovered. New Almeo is a brecciated, veined chondrite. A stable, L5 stone meteorite, visible chondrules, Large surface area to gram ratio, 15.3 grams, 48mm x 40mm x 3mm, $145.00
 
A nice addition to any collection.
 



 
Assisi, Italy, H5 chondrite
 
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Assisi, Italy, H5, 1.32 grams
A single stone of about 2kg fell, May 24, 1886, Umbria, Perugia, Italy. A rare Italian meteorite..
Assisi, H5 chondrite, 1.32 grams, 12mm x 10mm x 7mm, $240.00

 


 
Cleo Springs, H4 chondrite, Oklahoma, 28.3 grams
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Cleo Springs, H4 chondrite, 28.3 grams
 
Found 1960 in Major County, Oklahoma. This was found in a wheat field and used as a weight over a plow for years. This is a very solid, not friable meteorite. 28.3 grams, 45mm x 44mm x 7mm, $328.00
 
 
 


Select, choice specimens of important meteorites

     
     
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Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, 2.10 grams
 
Selma, Alabama, H4 chondrite, 8.0 grams
Observed to fall on August 14, 1846. A single stone of around 11kg was heard and seen to fall 7.5 miles south of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. This is an H6 chondrite, chondrules, light oxidation, 17mm x 10mm x 8mm, $192.00   A single 140kg stone meteorite was was found in 1905 in Dallas County. Offered is 8.0 grams, 24mm x 21mm x 5mm, $106.00
     
     
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Chelyabinsk, Siberia, Russia, LL5 chondrite, 2.3 gram fusion crusted endpiece.
 
Abee, EH4 Impact breccia, 4.60 grams
Fell February 15, 2013. Offered is a 2.3 gram, fusion crusted endpiece with spectacular brecciation. This is an impact-melt meteorite with multiple lithologies. 24mm x 18mm x 3mm, $96.00   Fell June 10, 1952 in Alberta Canada. Rare classification, rare meteorite. Nice breccia, fusion crusted. 4.60 grams, 23mm x 20mm x 12mm, $276.00
     
     
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Cavour, South Dakota, H6 chondrite, 9.85 grams.
 
Lake Murray, Oklahoma, IIAB, 22.2 grams
Seven stones totalling around 20Kg were found in Beadle County, South Dakota in 1943. Cavour is a brecciated stone meteorite. 33mm x 21mm x 12mm, $95.00   Found 1933 in a cretaceous sediment bed. very high terrestrial age, 37mm x 26mm x 6mm, $310.00
     
     


 
Bison, LL6, Impact-melt breccia
Rush County, Kansas
 
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Rare, Impact-melt breccia. Full slice. A stunning display specimen
 
Bison, LL6, 204 grams, full slice.

Bison, Kansas, found in 1958, is a rare LL6 impact-melt brecciated meteorite consisting of unmolten clasts and accessory-melt brecciated clasts in a darkend matrix.

 
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Multiple 5mm to 10mm unmolten clasts and micro-fragmental breccia.
 

Impact-melt brecciated meteorites are rare. One with unmolten clasts even more so. See photo. This is a complete slice, 120mm x 105mm x 5mm, relic fusion crust, 204 grams, email for price

 

 
Select, choice specimens of important meteorites
 
         
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Holbrook, Arizona, L6 chondrite.
 
Garraf, Spain, L6 chondrite
 
Salaices, Mexico, H4 chondrite.
Fell July 19, 1912, Navajo County, Arizona. Offered is a fusion crusted (60%) specimen . 4 grams, 12mm x 12mm x 13mm, $100.00 .   Found 1905 in Barcelona, Spain. Offered is a 1.84 gram specimen, 18mm x 16mm x 3mm, $55.00   Found in 1971 in Chihuahua, Mexico. Offered is a 3.66 gram specimen, polished face, 13mm x 12mm x 11mm, $ 40.00 .
         
         
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West Forrest, Australia, H5 chondrite.
 
Indarch, Azerbaijan, EH4 chondrite.
 
Cereseto, Italy, H5 chondrite.
 Only 170 grams found. in 1971, Nullarbor Plain, Australia. Offered is a polished slice, 6.3 grams, 46mm x 17mm x 3mm, $90.00    Rarely offered, rare classification. Fell April 07, 1891. Offered is 1.82 grams, 13mm x 14mm x 3mm $182.00 .    Cereseto is a brecciated chondrite. Fell, Piemonte, Italy on July 17, 1840. Offered is .4.20 grams, 19mm x 11mm x 10mm, $264.00
         
         
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Warden, Australia, H5 chondrite.
 
Kelly, Colorado, LL4 chondrite.
 
Hamilton, Queensland, Australia,L6
 Found in 1989 in Western Australia, Offered is 10.8 grams, 37mm x 31mm x 2mm, $118.00..    Found in 1937, reported by H. Nininger. Most of this meteorite is held in university collections and rarely available to collectors. A nice LL4 stone meteorite, 8.80 grams, 38mm 25mm x 3mm, SOLD    Found 1966 mostly buried by mud in the flood plain of the Balonne River. 2.8 grams, 20mm x 10mm x 6mm, $65.00
         
         
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Zavid, Bosnia, L6 chondrite
 
Kharabali, Russia, H5 chondrite
 
Estherville, Iowa, Mesosiderite
Fell August 01, 1897 in Zvornik, Bosnia. A nice brecciated chondrite. 3.74 grams, 28mm x 17mm x 3mm, $147.00   Found 2001, in in the Kharabalinsky district, Astrakhan region, Russia. It was known to local people as a conspicuous strange magnetic stone for at least 10 years. 3.58 grams, 20mm x 14mm x 6mm, $90.00   Fell May 10, 1879ound 1966 Thisi is a pyroxene, olivine, plagioclase fragment of the famous Estherville meteorite. 1.48 grams, 17mm x 15mm x 6mm, $60.00
         
         
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Shelburne, Grey County, Ontario, L5 chondrite.
 
Cosina, Mexico, H5 chondrite
 
Norton County, Kansas, Aubrite
Fell August 13, 1904. A brecciated , veined chondrite with melt pockets. 3.92 grams, 20mm x 12mm x 5mm, $110.00   Fell January, 1844, in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico. Only 1200 grams was found.3.22 grams, 17mm x 10mm x 6mm, $120.00. Rarely available.   Fell February 18, 1948 in Norton County, Kansas. Aubrites are rare. They are achodrites and mostly made up of the mineral enstatite - a pyroxene that contains only magnesium, silicon and oxygen. 4.20 grams, 19mm x 12mm x 15mm, $138.00
         
         

 
Buschhof, Latvia, L6 chondrite
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Buschhof, L6, 2.58 grams.
 
Buschhof is an L6 veined chondrite that fell on June 02, 1863 in Zemgale, Latvia. This partial slice displays one fusion crusted surface, multiple chondrules and bright Ni/Fe inclusions in a light grey matrix. 2.58 grams, 17mm x 12mm x 10mm, $260.00
 
 
 

 

 
Happy Canyon, Texas, EL6/7, 4.14 grams
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One 16.3kg mass was plowed up at the R.IL. Grigsby farm about 2 km NW of Wayside, Texas in 1971

This is an impact-melt enstatite chondrite, low iron subgrope, containing relict, unmelted material of a higher shock stage than S2. Only about half of the original found specimen survives in mostly university collections.

Happy Canyon, EL6/7, 4.14 grams, 18mm x 16mm x 6mm, $280.00


 

 

 
Estherville, Iowa, Mesosiderite, 17.3 grams
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Estherville is a historic Fall, May 10, 1879, that occured in Emmet County, Iowa.
Offered is an unusual, complete, uncut specimen with large clusters of Ni/Fe embedded in a pyroxene, olivine and plagioclase groundmass. This is an attractive representative sample of a mesosiderite.
 

Estherville, 17.3 grams, 29mm x 20mm x 21mm, $480.00

 

 
     
Meteorite thin sections

Meteorite thin-sections are carefully prepared glass slides suitable for mineralogical and petrology studies when viewed through a microscope. They are thin slices of meteorites that have been carefully ground down and polished so thinly that light can pass through the meteorite's mineral structures.

In transmitted light, thin sections reveal the texture and crystal shape of minerals and other identifying meteoritical characteristics while through polarized light, the mineralogy is awash in color allowing for more complete mineral identification. All slides are 2" x 1" with large surface areas for study.

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{short description of image}   Allende, Mexico, CV3.

CV3 chondrite, Fell 1969. One of the best for chondrule and CAI studies, $110.00
     
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Fell 1918. Excellent for chondrule photography. $110.00
     
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Stone chondrite, LL3. Chondrule-rich. $90.00
     
{short description of image}   Chelyabinsk, Siberia, Russia, LL5

Mid February, 2013 saw an amazing breakup of a large bolide over Siberia, Russia. A very fresh meteorite for study. $110.00
     
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Abee is an impact-melt enstatite chondrite. Rare classification, rarely seen in thin section. $110.00
     
{short description of image}   Huckitta, Australia, Pallasite

The olivine in Huckitta is some of the most vivid to be seen in meteorite thin sections,.$120.00
     
{short description of image}   Bilanga, Burkina Faso, Diogenite

Fell in 1999, a brecciated, achondrite diogenite. Rarely available in thin section, $110.00
     
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Historic Fall, 1807, nice slide for study, seldom available. $180.00
     
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Found 1965, chondrules, inclusions, excellent detail. $105.00
     
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Fell December 6, 1866. Very nice slide, nice detail, $95.00
     
     

 
Laundry West, Australia, L5 chondrite
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Laundry West, Australia, L4, 10.7 grams
 
Found March 1967, Nullarbor Plain, Westen Australia, Australia. Five weathered fragments were found over an area of 276 ft. 10.7 grams, 36mm x 28mm x 4mm, $140.00
 
 
 



 
Faucett, Missouri, H5, 17.8 grams
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Faucett, H5 chondrite, 17.8 grams
 
Found in 1966 in Buchanan County while plowing fields. Large surface area, abundance of Ni/Fe inclusions, low cost per gram. 17.8 grams, 24mm x 23mm x 9mm, $170.00
 
 
 



 
Kingfisher, Oklahoma, L5 chondrite, 55.1 grams
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Kingfisher, L5 chondrite, 55.1 grams
 
Found in 1950, in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma. An L5 chondrite, shock stage S6. Very nice display specimen, visible chondrules in a ground mass with numerous Ni'Fe inclusions. Rarely available. 55.1 grams, 68mm x 53.6mm x 6mm, $486.00
 
 
 


 
Kenna, New Mexico, Ureilite
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Kenna, 2.70 grams
 
Rare classification, rarely offered. Found in 1972 in Roosevelt County, New Mexico. Offered is a polished part slice, 2.7 grams, 27mm x 11mm x 3.5mm, $ 290.00
 
 
 


 
Weston, Connecticut, H4, Fell December 14, 1807
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 Weston, H4 chondrite, 4.52 grams
 
 
December 14, 1807. After a fireball and detonations, a shower of several stones fell over an area of approximately 10 miles in length.
 Weston is a regolith breccia. A true Historic Fall, most of this meteorite is held in university collections.
 Weston, 4.52 grams, 18mm x 13mm x 11mm, $870.00
 


 
Zagami, Nigeria - SNC, Martian
 
 This meteorite is a piece of the planet Mars. It's classified as a shergottite (similar in composition to the meteorite Shergotty (SNC) excepting that the augite crystals are smaller).
 Zagami fell in Nigeria on October 03, 1962, it is classified as a Martian basalt.
 Offered are 2 lab prepared specimens, clean, no oxidation, polished surface, augite crystal structures visible in both. The specimens are clean and suitable for any level of display, teaching or research.
 
     
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Zagami, 1.92 grams, 30mm x 10mm x 3mm, $754.00
Top image is the whole specimen offered. The bottom image shows augite crystals and fusion crusted edge.

Zagami, 2.84 grams, 24mm x 12mm x 6mm, $1096.00
Top image is the whole specimen offered. The bottom image shows augite crystals and a maskelynite vein.
 

 
Sikhote-Alin, Russia, coarsest octahedrite.
  One of the great meteorites of our time, several ton of this iron meteorite fell over the Sikhote-Alin mountains on February 12, 1947
Classified as a IIAB iron meteorite, there are two types - large, fragmented forms, and regmaglypted specimens. Spectacular for display. Offered are both types.
 
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Sikhote-Alin, 134 grams, a fine example of the violent shearing and tearing that occurs during atmospheric passage. Fusion crusted and regmaglypted, it's a perfect iron meteorite. 48mm x 37mm x 27mm, $520.00   Sikhote-Alin, 223 grams, fragmental form, 57mm x 48mm x 34mm, $566.00
     
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Sikhote-Alin, 62 grams regmaglypted, 46mm x 36mm x 18mm, $186.00   Sikhote-Alin, 438 grams, a superb large display specimen. 75mm x 43mm x 40mm, $860.00
     
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Sikhote-Alin, 55 grams regmaglypted, 45mm x 30mm x 15mm, SOLD   Sikhote-Alin, 225 grams, fragmented durig atmospheric entry, 80mm x 35mm x 20mm, $430.00. This has a nice torn and twisted shape from its violent passage through our atmosphere..
One of the most visually interesting meteorites for display.

 

 
Estherville iron nodules
From the Estherville, Iowa, mesosiderite Fall of May 10th 1879
 
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 Estherville iron nodule, fusion crusted, 11 grams. Collection specimen, not for sale..
 
 
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Estherville iron nodule, 3.62 grams, 15mm x 11mm x 9mm, oriented, melted iron, partial fusion crust, SOLD
 
 The Estherville meteorite shower of May 10, 1879 rained over 350kg of a rare classification of meteorite called a mesosiderite over Emmet County Iowa. Mesosiderites are an odd type of differentiated meteorite, meaning that somehow the Fe/Ni mix from the asteroidal core melted and combined with molten silicates (basalt) near the surface. Not only did the shower produce many larger specimens, it produced many smaller "iron nodules" consisting of an admixture of both the Ni/Fe and basalt.
 Harvey Nininger published on these remarkable nodules singling out the oriented ones (the Published Papers of Harvey Harlow Nininger, June 1971)
 He examined over 700 specimens, studiying the aerodynamic abalation from orientation.
 Offered are three samples of these nodules, all oriented, all with exposed Ni/Fe and the stony basaltic matrix, all with fragmented sections of both primary and secondary fusion crust. The serious study of meteoritics was beginning at this time and Nininger was at the forefront. Aside from their unique nature, these are historic meteorite samples from when the "eye" of science began to take notice.
 For serious study, teaching, and private collections.
     
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Estherville iron nodule, 6.0 grams, 21mm x 14mm x 8mm, melted iron, primary and secondary fusion crust, $420.00   Estherville iron nodule, 7.75 grams,
22mm x 13mm x 12mm, melted iron, primary and secondary fusion crust, $535.00
     
     
 
 
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