New Meteorite Club BoD member elected: Topher Spinnato
The Meteorite Club is the next generation of the online / real world meteorite community for everyone. Our vision is to exchange knowledge, culture, experiences and ideas, helping the Meteorite Club members to network with one another, sharing our love for meteorites, and easily identify “Trusted Sellers” and “Trusted Wholesalers” – Making the Club the […]
Why Study Meteorites?
Every single person in the meteorite community has been confronted with a question that we all face at some point in our meteorite career. There is no escaping or evading this question and it comes in various forms; the question is “why are you so interested in meteorites?” Sometimes people say “they’re just […]
The New Concord Meteorite Fall
On May 1, 1860 about 12:30pm a space invader made its debut over Washington County, Ohio and traveled Northwest towards Muskingum County. Meteorite Fragments rained down upon the town of New Concord Ohio and the surrounding areas.
Meteorites have been found after Cuba daytime meteor event! FIRST INTERVIEWS
Several meteorites have been found in Cuba after a giant fireball was witnessed in broad daylight on February 1, 2019. Thousands of locals from pinar del rio to vinales cuba witnessed a giant meteorite explosion that rumbled and shook the ground.
The Willamette Meteorite
The Willamette meteorite was found in 1902 in the town of Willamette, Oregon and is classified as a type IIIAB medium octahedrite iron meteorite. This incredible space rock weights an astonishing 15.5 tons or 32,000 pounds, making this space gem the largest meteorite found in the United States and the sixth largest meteorite in the world!