Meteorite composition. Major groupings: Stony meteorites Chondrites Achondrites Iron meteorites Octahedrites, hexahedrites, ataxites Stony-iron meteorites Pallasites Mesosiderites. Chondrites Carbonaceous chondrite class CI chondrite (Ivuna-like) group
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Peekskill Meteor: October 9, 1992. This famous fireball was seen and filmed across several eastern states. It broke up into many fragments, one of which hit the trunk of Michelle Knapp's 1980 Chevy Malibu. When Ms. Knapp investigated a crash sound outside her Peekskill, NY home, she discovered the damaged trunk and found a warm 12-kg meteorite lying beside the car.
12-kg Ordinary Chondritic meteorite
Car – $10K
Meteorite – $75K
The Johnstown Diogenite.
Lunar Meteorite Allan Hills 81005
ALH84001 – round carbonate grains
Barringer Meteor Crater, Arizona, formed from Canyon Diable Meteorite
Clearwater lakes, Quebec – 36+26km diameter, 290 ma