Meteorite falls in Africa

Fouad Khiri, Abderrahmane Ibhi, Thierry Saint-Gerant, Mohand Medjkane, Lahcen Ouknine Journal of African Earth Sciences Available online 22 July 2017 LINK “Highlights • The more favorable factors to observe and to recover meteorite falls in…

Dingle Dell (LL6, S2, W0) registered as confirmed fall

More information on this fall can be found HERE ” Dingle Dell -29.20608 S, 116.21547 E Western Australia, Australia Confirmed fall: 31 Oct 2016 Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6) History: The Dingle Dell fireball was imaged…

Ejby meteorites – Danekræ financial compensation paid – Ejby meteorite exhibition

According to a press release of the Statens Naturhistoriske Museum, published on 10 February 2017, the 15 official finders of Ejby meteorites are going to be paid 2 million Danish kroner (~ 286,000 dollars) as…

Experimental petrology of the Tissint meteorite: Redox estimates, crystallization curves, and evaluation of petrogenetic models

Castle, N. and Herd, C. D. K. Meteoritics & Planetary Science. doi: 10.1111/maps.12739 LINK “Tissint is an olivine-phyric shergottite from an incompatible element depleted Martian mantle source. Oxythermobarometry applied to Tissint mineral phases demonstrates that…

Mass Deficiency Problem in Large Meteorite Falls

N. A. Artemieva, V. V. Shuvalov 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2016), Abstract #1749 LINK

Diepenveen (CM2-an) is officially registered in the Meteoritical Bulletin

LINK “Diepenveen 52° 17′ 35″N, 6° 7′ 30″E Overijssel, Netherlands Probable fall: 1873 Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CM2, anomalous) History: (M. Langbroek, Naturalis and DMS, N. de Kort, KNVWS): A single 68-g stone in private ownership…

Tirhert — July 2014 — Eucrite Fall in Morocco

Chennaoui Aoudjehane H., Agee C. B., Irving A. J., Garvie L. A. J., Ziegler K., Jambon A., Weber P. 78th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (2015), abstract #5197 LINK

Noble Gases of the Jinju (H5) Meteorite Fell on March 9, 2014, in Korea

Nagao K., Haba M. K., Lee J. I., Kim T., Lee M. J. 78th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (2015), abstract #5027 abstract

Annama H5 Meteorite Fall: Orbit, Trajectory, Recovery, Petrology, Noble Gases, and Cosmogenic Radionuclides

Kohout T., Gritsevich M., Lyytinen E., Moilainen J., Trigo-Rodríguez J. M., Kruglikov N.,Ishchenko A., Yakovlev G., Grokhovsky V., Haloda J., Halodova P., Meier M. M. M., Laubenstein M., Dimitrev V., Lupovka V. 78th Annual Meeting…

A new 3D laser scan of the Chelyabinsk main mass

A new 3D laser scan of the Chelyabinsk main mass was performed on 20 May 2015 to improve the precise calculation of the 505-kg meteorite’s density LINK (automatic translation) LINK (original)

An alleged fifth Jinju find (12 kg) is probably a basalt rock and not a meteorite

LINK  (NewDaily, 14 May 2015) automatic translation Jinju (Meteoritical Bulletin Database)

Annama / Аннама is registered in the Meteoritical Bulletin Database

Annama / Аннама is now officially registered in the Meteoritical Bulletin Database LINK “ Annama 68.77491°N, 30.78726°E Murmanskaya oblast’, Russia Confirmed fall: 2014 Apr 19 Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5) History: A bright fireball appeared in…

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