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Index to Meteorite-related Pages on the Turnstone site

The following table lists the principal meteorite-related contents of this site, to the date shown at foot of page.
For all other topics, including tektites, impact features and fulgurites, please
see the web site map, and especially the "Rock of the Month" feature.

Below, you will find photographs and notes on 28 or more
meteorites of types common and rare, and also a few "meteorwrongs"

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Astronaut meets the Precolumbian Aztec calendar in a modern mural at the Botanic Gardens in Oaxaca, Mexico. Photo: Mariana Valverde.
The first manned Moon landing was accomplished with the Apollo 11 team's success on 20 July 1969.
Since then, space probes have reached other planets, satellites of other planets, asteroids and comets.
The adventure continues...


RECENT AND UPCOMING PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

The 4th May 2014 Fireball, and a Basic Field Guide to Meteorites, for the OGS / MNDM Southern Ontario Seminar,
Actinolite, Ontario, 10 June 2014

Spawn of the Shooting Star: a Basic Field Guide to Meteorites, for the Trillium Research and Recovery Association,
Orientation Building, Riverdale Park and Zoo, Peterborough, Ontario, 14 April 2014

The Cosmos comes to Visit - the Diverse Realm of Meteorites, CPSX (Planetary Science) Research Forum,
University of Western Ontario,
London, Ontario, 04 October 2013

A Brief Review of Canadian Meteorites, poster, with Phil McCausland and Howard Plotkin,
at the 76th Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Edmonton, Alberta, 01 August 2013


PERMANENT WEB FEATURES

Meteorite Info at Turnstone
Heading Topics
Welcome Page Turnstone Logo, Summary and Contact Information
Web Site Map Directory of Contents
*** Memo on Meteorite Recognition (pdf, 150 kb)
and
*** So you think you've found a meteorite?
(same memo, higher resolution: pdf, 500 kb)
*** News flashes, such as local (southern Ontario) fireball events
and historical events such as the centenary of the "Chant Trace" fireballs, the 2012
transit of Venus, and the Chelyabinsk fireball / meteorite shower in Russia
India Indian Meteorites - List with Input from MINLIB - April 2012
Canada Compact Catalogue of Canadian Meteorites [75 kb] - July 2013
Canada MINLIB reading list for Canadian Meteorites - June 2012, with update
Selections from the "Rock of the Month" Series
2001 --- #3 ----- Meteorite Recognition (Kitchener [L6] and Toronto [IAB])
2002 --- #7 ----- Holbrook L6 chondrite meteorite (Arizona)
--- #17-18- Millbillillie eucrite achondrite meteorite vs. terrestrial diabase
2004 --- #41 ---- NWA 1463 winonaite (rare achondrite meteorite) from Northwest Africa
2005 --- #49 ---- Moorabie L3 chondrite meteorite, Australia
2008 --- #83 ---- NWA 869 L4-L6 chondrite meteorite, Morocco
--- #86 ---- Gibeon IVA iron meteorite, Namibia
2009 --- #93 ---- Campo del Cielo IA iron meteorite, Argentina
2010 --- #104 --- Dhofar 485 howardite achondrite meteorite, Oman
2011 --- #116 --- Springwater pallasite meteorite, Saskatchewan
--- #117 --- Bencubbin CBa bencubbinite meteorite, W.Australia
--- #118 --- Gujba CBa bencubbinite meteorite, Nigeria
--- #119 --- NWA 5425 H4 chondrite meteorite, Morocco
--- #121 --- Putorana metal-rich basalt / pseudometeorite, Siberia
2012 --- #127 --- Seymchan pallasite / iron meteorite, Siberia
--- #127b -- Seymchan pallasite "facies": microprobe notes (185 kb)
--- #129 --- Toluca IAB iron meteorite, Mexico
--- #135 --- Covert H5 ordinary chondrite meteorite, Kansas, U.S.A.
--- #136 --- Allende CV3 carbonaceous chondrite meteorite, Mexico
2013 --- #145 --- NWA 1242 mesosiderite, a stony-iron meteorite, Libya
--- #146 --- Chelyabinsk LL5 brecciated ordinary chondrite meteorite, Russia
2014 --- #151 --- Gebel Kamil nickel-rich iron meteorite, Egypt
--- #154 --- Classification of an NWA (Northwest Africa) "black chondrite" meteorite
NEW --- #162 --- NWA 5731, an LL3.2 chondrite meteorite, Morocco
2015 NEW --- #170 --- NWA 6136 CO3 carbonaceous chondrite meteorite, Morocco
NEW --- #173 --- Maslyanino iron meteorite with silicate inclusions, Russia
2017 NEW --- #188 --- NWA 10637, NWA 6292 and NWA 5363 brachinite(-like) achondrite meteorites
"Meteorwrongs" such as gabbro, slag and ferrosilicon
--- #3 ----- Meteorite Recognition (including the real thing, and smelter slag)
--- #28 --- Gabbro Boulder, Marmora, Ontario
--- #44 --- Silicides in Fulgurite and Ferrosilicon
--- #121 -- Putorana metal-rich basalt / pseudometeorite, Siberia

Document posted 08 April 2012, and last updated 28 January 2017.


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