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Meteorite Identification

We get a lot of questions regarding meteorites! Please help us, help you determine if you might have a meteorite by answering the questions below before contacting us about your rock.

Meteorite flow chart*Extra Information

Is it magnetic? Grab any strong fridge magnet.

Silver luster is a gentle sheen or reflective surface.

Regmaglypts are indentations that look like thumbs pressed into clay.

Downloadable version: meteorite flow chart