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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteorite

A meteorite is a solid piece of debris from an object, such as a comet, asteroid, or meteoroid, that originates in outer space and survives its passage through the Earth's atmosphere and impact with the Earth's surface or that of another planet. When the object enters the atmosphere, various factors like friction, pressure, ..... educating local people about what meteorites looked like and what to do if ...

www.aerolite.org/found-a-meteorite.htm

See our guide: What to do if you've found a meteorite with tips on meteorite identification. ... This is what a freshly-fallen iron meteorite would look like. SURFACE ...

meteorite.unm.edu/meteorites/meteorite-museum/how-id-meteorite

Do You Think You May Have Found a Meteorite? Meteorites are pieces of ... It is often black and looks like an eggshell coating the rock. However, this crust ...

meteorite-identification.com/streak.html

If your specimen does not pass this test it is probably NOT a meteorite! ... If it leaves a black/gray streak (like a soft leaded pencil) the sample is likely magnetite, ... (if this is beyond your abilities - see professional testing) Look at the cut surface ...

meteorites.asu.edu/meteorites/meteorite-appearance

Read about the characteristics of meteorites, including size, color, shape, surface , interior ... surface with no holes, some meteorites exhibit thin flow lines or thumbprint-like features called regmaglypts. ... Where do meteorites come from?

meteorites.wustl.edu/what_to_do.htm

Jan 11, 2017 ... Don't tell me that your rock “looks like” one of the photos of a lunar meteorite on my web site. Many kinds of terrestrial rocks “look like” lunar ...

geology.com/meteorites/meteorite-identification.shtml

I do spend a significant amount of time each year assisting people who think they may ... If a suspected meteorite looks like a sponge, with lots of tiny holes, it is ...

www.amnh.org/exhibitions/permanent-exhibitions/earth-and-planetary-sciences-halls/arthur-ross-hall-of-meteorites/meteorites/what-does-a-meteorite-look-like

Meteorites on Earth look very different from the way they did drifting through space. During a meteorite's 10- to 15-second trip through the atmosphere, air friction ...

www.meteorite.com/meteorite-information/meteorite-identification

These meteorites look like a rock since they are made of mostly mineral ... Some stone meteorite do not have much metal or any metal so there is none to see ...