Meteorite Law: USA

This is regarding the federal land issue, meteorite hunting, the law, mining, and other land issues regarding hunting meteorites on public land. Below are two quotes from the Nugget Shooter Forum: Meteorite Hunting & Collecting – Meteorite Law which is being discussed at length and I wanted to write about. This is a hot topic […]

Lorton Meteorite: “Star” War! Not a Legal Battle

The Lorton Meteorite ownership battle is heating up like the big finale in Star Wars. Except this “star war” is over a little black rock! In my opinion this whole issue is moot. This meteorite ownership fight is becoming more of a PR war than a legal battle. Yet the war rages on in the […]

Meteorite Hunting Association

Join the Meteorite Hunting Association UPDATE: THE METEORITE HUNTING ASSOCIATION NOW HAS A WEBSITE: www.meteorite-hunting.com —————————————————- “The people for the ethical treatment of meteorites.” PETM? Naaaa… 😉 Point being I’ve proposed this idea to many meteorite hunters and they think it’s a good idea. An organization that works closely with scientists, institutions, universities, labs, museums, […]

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

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 […]