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. 

Please note: we do not test meteorites here!

*Extra Information

Is it magnetic? Grab any strong fridge magnet.

Silver lustre is a gentle sheen or reflective surface.

Regmaglypts are indentations that look like thumbs pressed into clay.

Downloadable version: meteorite flow chart

PLEASE NOTE: The University of Waterloo does not conduct lab tests on any suspected meteorites. 

If we do not respond to your inquiry within 3 weeks we do not suspect your specimen to be a meteorite and will not be following up.