Large Gem Moldavite, a complete piece of meteoric glass found in the Czech Republic. This occured when a huge meteor hit Earth thousands of years ago and the alien rock fused with Earth rock at terrific temperatures, creating these Moldavite Tektites.

Large Gem Moldavite, a complete piece of meteoric glass found in the Czech Republic. This occured when a huge meteor hit Earth thousands of years ago and the alien rock fused with Earth rock at terrific temperatures, creating these Moldavite Tektites.

Seen here is a 773 gram polished Chinga meteorite. The quarter-cut specimen was found in Turvinskaya, Russia and has been cut and polished on two sides. The rest of the meteorite retains its natural light brown crust, creating a dramatic contrast.

Seen here is a 773 gram polished Chinga meteorite. The quarter-cut specimen was found in Turvinskaya, Russia and has been cut and polished on two sides. The rest of the meteorite retains its natural light brown crust, creating a dramatic contrast.

Imilac Pallasite Meteorite. Exceptional 208 gram museum-grade Imilac Pallasite specimen is full of beautiful olivine crystals embedded in a mirror-like nickel-iron matrix. It is polished on one side and etched on the other

Imilac Pallasite Meteorite. Exceptional 208 gram museum-grade Imilac Pallasite specimen is full of beautiful olivine crystals embedded in a mirror-like nickel-iron matrix. It is polished on one side and etched on the other

Meteority a Košice

Meteority a Košice

Dnes večer nás čaká nebeské divadlo: Meteority dajú <b>…</b>

Dnes večer nás čaká nebeské divadlo: Meteority dajú <b>…</b>

Přírodniny Vedral,zkameněliny, lastury, minerály, meteority, tektity,mušle,trilobiti,fosilie,žraloci - 3,4M

Přírodniny Vedral,zkameněliny, lastury, minerály, meteority, tektity,mušle,trilobiti,fosilie,žraloci - 3,4M

A large Sikhote Alin iron meteorite covered in regmaglypts.

A large Sikhote Alin iron meteorite covered in regmaglypts.

On this day in 1947, a meteorite estimated to be about 30 tons impacted in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains of eastern Siberia around 10:30am not from from the settlement of Luchegorsk.    The meteorite actually broke up pre-impact with a violent explosion at an altitude of 3.5 miles and the impact itself was heard and seen over a radius of about 190 miles.

On this day in 1947, a meteorite estimated to be about 30 tons impacted in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains of eastern Siberia around 10:30am not from from the settlement of Luchegorsk. The meteorite actually broke up pre-impact with a violent explosion at an altitude of 3.5 miles and the impact itself was heard and seen over a radius of about 190 miles.

Slice of etched Seymchan siderite meteorite.  Not for sale.

Slice of etched Seymchan siderite meteorite. Not for sale.

Загадочные метеориты из России опровергли миф о Солнечной системе http://mnogomerie.ru/2017/01/24/zagadochnye-meteority-iz-rossii-oprovergli-mif-o-solnechnoi-sisteme/  Представление о том, что химический состав небесных тел Солнечной системы был неизменным, оказалось мифом. Это выяснили исследователи из Лундского университета (Швеция), которые изучили 43 космических объекта, упавших на Землю 470 миллионов лет назад и найденных в России. Их статья опубликована в журнале Nature. В 2016 году…

Загадочные метеориты из России опровергли миф о Солнечной системе http://mnogomerie.ru/2017/01/24/zagadochnye-meteority-iz-rossii-oprovergli-mif-o-solnechnoi-sisteme/ Представление о том, что химический состав небесных тел Солнечной системы был неизменным, оказалось мифом. Это выяснили исследователи из Лундского университета (Швеция), которые изучили 43 космических объекта, упавших на Землю 470 миллионов лет назад и найденных в России. Их статья опубликована в журнале Nature. В 2016 году…

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