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A Widmanstatten pattern is a characteristic cross-hatched pattern that becomes visible on the surface of iron meteoritesafter polishing and etching.

A GIBEON METEORITE SPHERE

A gibeon meteorite sphere

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Beautiful piece of rutilated quartz

Quartz with needle-like rutile inclusions. Rutile is a titatium mineral. Perfection is often associated with beauty and here, this considerably flawed object has many elements of perfection through natural beauty

「SCHORL」の画像検索結果

「SCHORL」の画像検索結果

When picturing a meteorite, we generally think of it as something that’s jagged with a rough texture. Reddit user Isai76, however, recently shared something unexpected - a polished meteorite! In addition to the photo, fellow Redditor fewthe3rd explained what makes this polished piece so special. It’s technically a pallasitic meteorite, and the green-yellow transparent minerals are called olivine, which composes most of the upper mantle of the Earth. The metallic parts are an iron-nickel…

It’s technically a pallasitic meteorite, and the green-yellow transparent minerals are called olivine, which composes most of the upper mantle of the Earth. The metallic parts are an iron-nickel alloy.

AMAZING 190 GM. MUONIONALUSTA ETCHED METEORITE END CUT

AMAZING 190 GM. MUONIONALUSTA ETCHED METEORITE END CUT

A 4.4 billion-year-old Martian meteorite that was unearthed by Bedouin tribesmen in the Sahara desert. The rock (NWA 7533) may be the first recognized sample of ancient Martian crust and holds a wealth of information about the origin and age of Mars.

This Is The Oldest Chunk Of Mars Ever Found

Meteorite comes from the early days on the Red Planet Boffins have dated a piece of Martian meteorite they reckon is the oldest bit of the planet ever collected. Martian meteorite Radioactive analysis of the zircons in

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