Lorton Meteorite Fall: Meteorite Smashes Through Doctors Roof! [VIDEO]

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Well, it’s official. The newest meteorite fall in the USA happened on Monday evening on January 18th. A 308g stone chondrite meteorite crashed through the roof and ceiling of a dental office in Lorton VA. This is the first meteorite fall in the USA since the Whetstone Mountains meteorite fall just outside Tucson Arizona last [...]

Meteorite Identification – How To Identify A Meteorite

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To understand how to identify a meteorite you must first know the types of meteorites there are. There is a set of identifying characteristics that most meteorites exhibit that will aid in identification. Typically most meteorites contain iron and tend to be magnetic. They are usually heavier and much more dense than ordinary terrestrial stones [...]