From the February 2009 issue

Is there a simple way for amateur collectors to determine if meteorites for sale are authentic?

Joseph Rusz, Oak Hill, Virginia
By | Published: February 23, 2009 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
No simple, on-the-spot test can tell you if a meteorite is authentic. To stack the odds in your favor, educate yourself about meteorites and buy from a reputable dealer who offers an ironclad return policy.