From the May 2010 issue

Videos from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show

Listen to meteorite dealers talk about their favorite subject.
By | Published: May 24, 2010 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
July 2010 WE meteorite
The Fukang meteorite is an example of a pallasite, a meteorite that has olivine crystals (peridot) surrounded by a nickel-iron matrix.
Michael Farmer

In “Hot rocks ignite collectors’ passion” in Astronomy‘s July issue, Editor David J. Eicher provided a recap of what’s currently going on in the meteorite world. He based his story on a February trip to the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. In the process of collecting information to write the story, he also interviewed several meteorite dealers at the show.