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Beware Rock-Bottom Meteorite Deals
"They're just pieces of paper"â€”an attestation by a dealer that a meteorite. people who want a meteorite to put on their coffee table, say, or to give as a birthday present. As for sellers, they are distributed all over the world.
HOW TO START A METEORITE COLLECTION
Bagnall's The Meteorite & Tektite Collector's Handbook is also a useful resource, but is unfortunately out-of-print and difficult to acquire. There has never been a better time to start a meteorite collection. rock units in the world for its fossils.
How a Martian meteorite rocked the world
For a find to realize its value, meteorite dealers need to have the stone classified as a particular type of meteorite and given a name (based on location), or, if the exact location of the find is unknown. the sparkling glass in the sample as.
World's largest meteorite auction comes to NYC
He and other potential buyers had plenty of choices. Auction house Heritage Auctions was offering for sale rocks from Mars and the moon, silver meteorite. A 0.75-pound chunk of the Tissint meteorite, which fell in Morocco in July 2011 and.
First Came the Russian Meteor, Now the Meteorite Deals
(Yes, there are serious meteorite collectors and dealers, as well as national and international associations of meteorite enthusiasts.) The RIA-Novosti news agency quoted Russian scientists as saying the Chelyabinsk meteor was made of â€œordinary.
REVIEWSBuying Meteorites on eBay: a Beginner's Guide
Contents: -What is a Meteorite? -Getting Started -Types of Collecting -Micromounts -Bigger Pieces -A Note on Pricing -Advanced Collecting -Buyer Beware! -Closing RemarksWhat is a Meteorite?Most
"shooting stars", or meteors, burn up in the earth's atmosphere never
to be seen again. When a piece survives the trip and impacts the
surface of the earth, it is known as a meteorite. Tens of thousands of
meteorites have been identified and cataloged, with many winding up in
museums or research institutions. Luckily for us, many wind up in the
hands of collectors. Meteorite collecting can be a fascinating hobby -
the specimens are interesting for their science, history, and aesthetic
value. Like crystals and fossils, meteorites are a great way to bring
a part of natural history into your home.Getting StartedGreat!
So you're ready to get started! before you begin,
you should educate yourself on the basics of meteorite collecting. A
quick search for "meteorite " (or a link into eBay's Meteorite & Tektite category
) finds well over 1,000 results. How do you know if you're getting a
good deal - or even an authentic piece at all? Jurassic Jewellery
Offers a collection of meteorite and fossil jewellery as well as a wide range of meteorite and fossil specimens.Meteorite Identification (Gone Wrong)
Focus on the misidentification of meteorites, with numerous examples from news media and the Internet.