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- The Antarctic Search for Meteorites Program is funded by the Office of Polar Programs of the National Science Foundation and is looking for meteorites in the Transantarctic Mountains.
Boggy Creek Collection of Meteorite Finds
- Promotes the sale, collection, trading and auction of meteorite samples. Includes analytical data.
Institute of Meteoritics, University of New Mexico
- Information about the institute, including its research, laboratory capabilities and museum collection, with educational activities for teachers and advice on "Do you think you might have found a meteorite?".
- Focuses on meteorites and meteoroids that came from the moon, including how they get here, how their source is determined, types, chemistry, catalog of all verified finds, and other resources.
- Jet Propulsion Laboratory's catalog of worldwide meteorite finds identified as originating from the planet Mars.
- Information from Wikipedia on these objects originating from outer space that have survived an impact with the Earth's surface.
- General information on meteorites, meteroids, and related topics; glossary; current news; and links to science sites, dealers, and educational sites.
- Russ Finney exhibits his collection of meteorites and offers resources, sample classification information and useful reference materials for the amateur and scientific collector.
Meteorite Identification (Gone Wrong)
- Focus on the misidentification of meteorites, with numerous examples from news media and the Internet.
- Provides meteorite photographs designed to be a resource for scientists, collectors and enthusiasts, grouped into galleries based upon their classification.
Meteorite Preservation and Repair
- Complete, concise instructions for preserving meteorites in collections.
Meteorite-list -- Meteorite Discussion Forum
- Active mailing list for discussion of rocks from space, with archives of several year' messages.
Meteorite.fr - All about Meteorites
- Topics include origins and classification of meteorites, historical impacts, and news about recent finds and the specimens market.
Meteorites and Their Properties
- Online version of a book of the same title by David A. Kring. English and Spanish.
- List of meteorites found in the country, with many photos. Includes glossary of terms, information on meteorite identification and classification, and details of specimens for sale.
The Meteoritical Society
- Professional research society promoting the science of meteoritics. Includes educational materials on meteorites, lunar samples, space dust, and related topics; newsletters; journal information; and links.
- Map, photos, and other information about meteorites recovered in Nevada and adjacent states.
New England Meteoritical Services
- Provides general background information on meteorites for students, educators and collectors.
Niger Meteorite Recon
- Illustrated reports, photo gallery from meteorite expeditions undertaken in the Sahara desert of North Africa.
Oscar E. Monnig Meteorite Gallery
- Primer on meteorites, photos of the museum collection situated on the campus of Texas Christian University in Forth Worth, Texas, and visitor information.
Smithsonian Institution Division of Meteorites
- Information about the types and identification of meteorites, with recommended books on the topic.
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