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chondrite meteorite with fusion crust

                               
meteorites, tektites, and strange glasses
number of photos: 180      last edited:  2/10/16 

nickel-iron meteorites
from Odessa, Texas:  1  2 
from Canyon Diablo, Arizona:  1  2
oxidized crust from Canyon Diablo:  1  2  3
oxidized iron droplets from Canyon Diablo:  1
from Fallon, Nevada:  1  2  3
from Argentina:  1  2  3
etched, showing Widmanstatten pattern:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14
cut sphere showing Widmanstatten pattern:  1
weathered octaherite from China:  1  2  3  4
knife blades made from meteorites:  1  2
irons mounted for display:  1  2  3
Goose Lake medium octahedrite:  1
misc. Fe-Ni meteorites:  1  2  3  4
aerodynamically streamlined:  1*

stony-iron meteorites                                                          
pallasites:  1  2  3  4  5
Brehham pallasite:  1
Morristown mesosiderite:  1

stony meteorites
Huckitta ghost pallasites:  1  2
Selma olivine bronzite:  1
Gold Basin, Arizona:  1  2
Mt. Tazerail, Australia:  1
Kapoeta achondrite:  1
Norton County enstatite achondrite:  1
Lafayette diopside olivine achondrite:  1
Orgueil carbonaceous achondrite: 1
Johnstown hypersthene achondrite:  1
Moore County eucrite:  1  2
Juvinas eucrite:  1                                                                                                
Sioux County eucrites:  1  2  3  4
Stannern eucrite:  1  2

chondrites
chondrites from northern Africa:  1  2  3
Holbrook chondrite chondrules:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7
Holbrook chondrite graphical analysis:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9
Murray carbonaceous chondrite:  1  2  3
Homestead hypersthene chondrite:  1
misc. chondrites:  1  2  3  4  5

tektites
moldavites:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11 12 13  14  15
australasian tektites:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7
tektites from China:  1  2  3
tektite look-alikes (obsidian):  1  2  3  4  5  6
broken tektite:  1
Libyan desert glass:  1  2
 

impactites
suevite:  1a  1b  1c  2a  2b  2c  3  4a  4b


high pressure impact produced minerals                                                                                        
coesite:  1


strange glasses
fulgurites:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14
15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25   
trinitites:  1  2

manmade glass slag:  1  2  3
regular slag:  1  2  3

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