My Meteorite Articles Published In Meteorite-Times Magazine
by Robert Verish


January 2020 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.6 No.1 - The January 2020 Article -- [ more classifications ] -- A newsletter for "Uncatalogued, but classified" meteorites, as well as, unclassified Ordinary Chondrites found in the USA.


November 2019 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.5 No.2 - The November 2019 Article -- [101 classifications] -- A newsletter for "Uncatalogued, but classified" meteorites, as well as, unclassified Ordinary Chondrites found in the USA.
October 2019 The Mira Loma "Iron Mass" -- Also known as, Part 2 of Whatever Happened To The Squaw Tom "Meteorite".
September 2019 Whatever Happened to the Squaw Tom Meteorite -- The mystery of the location of a 5-ton mass of iron, suspected of being a meteorite, after being found in the California Mojave Desert, but was never recovered.
July 2019 The Murray (CM2) Meteorite -- Evidence indicates that the Murray meteorite predates the solar system.
March 2019 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.5 No.1 - The March 2019 Article -- [24 classifications] -- A newsletter for unclassified meteorites found in the USA.
January 2019 Falling Star -- An original song by Greg Stanley and Shanna O'Brien.


November 2018 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.4 No.4 - The November 2018 Article -- A newsletter for unclassified meteorites found in the USA.
July 2018 The Doheny Iron Meteorite -- The mystery of the origin of the iron meteorite found on the grounds of the former mansion for Edward L. Doheny.
June 2018 Bob's Findings - A Gallery of Images of a Meteorite from the California Mojave Desert -- This stony meteorite needs to be classified.
May 2018 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.4 No.3 - The May 2018 Article -- A newsletter for unclassified meteorites found in the USA.
April 2018 Algerian Iron -- Gallery of Images of an Unclassified 255kg Iron Meteorite -- from Algeria
March 2018 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.4 No.2 -- Unclassified USA Meteorite
January 2018 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.4 No.1 -- Unclassified USA Meteorites


November 2017 Bob Hoover - 1938-2017 - Commemorating the life of my friend and of our fellow meteorite-hunting colleague.
September 2017 Bob's Bulletin - Vol. 3 No. 1 - A newsletter for unclassified meteorites found in the USA.
May 2017 The 2017 Veterans Meteorite Hunt
U.S. military veterans gathered in the Mojave Desert near Pahrump Nevada to take part in a "group meteorite hunt".
March 2017 MarsFest 2017 - Hosted by NASA & SETI Institute at the Furness Creek - Death Valley National Park, Visitors Center
January 2017 The Story of the Old Woman Meteorite - Another victim of the Post-Truth Era


November 2016 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.2 No.3
September 2016 Part 2 Tektite or Impactite or Obsidian Pseudo-tektite?
Preliminary results from quick tests with a handheld XRF show that you can tell the difference.
July 2016 Takysie Lake -- The Classic "Pseudometeorite" - Found By Harvey H. Nininger - Still a Mystery?
May 2016 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.2 No.2 -- Unclassified USA Meteorites
March 2016 Is it a Tektite or Pseudo-tektite -- Now there is a quick test to tell the difference.
January 2016 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.2 No.1 -- Unclassified USA Meteorites from Coyote Dry Lake


November 2015 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.1 No.4
September 2015 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.1 No.3
July 2015 The Point Loma Lost "Meteorite"
March 2015 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.1 No.2
January 2015 Bob's Bulletin - Vol.1 No.1 -- A newsletter for "orphaned" meteorites from the USA.


November 2014 UPDATE: San Bernardino Wash (L5)
September 2014 Novato - Collision History Revealed in California Rock
July 2014 Meteor-Wrongs
May 2014 El Mirage Dry Lake Clean-up
March 2014 List of California Meteorites
January 2014 San Bernardino Wash (L5)


September 2013 10-year Anniversary for Nevada Meteorite Picture of the Month
Also: California Meteorite Club Meeting -- Stewart Valley Meteorite (H6) -- John P. Wolfe Memorial
July 2013 Part 2 of Primm Meteorites
May 2013 Primm and the other Roach Dry Lake Meteorites Another effort to reconstruct fragmented meteorites
January 2013 2012 Year-end in Review


December 2012 Findings from the Novato Strewn-field
November 2012 The Recovery of the "Novato" Meteorite that Fell on 2012 October 18, 02:44 UT (Oct. 17, 19:44 PDT)
September 2012 The Hunt for Battle Mountain Meteorites
August 2012 Holbrook - 100th Anniversary (2012) - Meteorite Hunt
July 2012 Ron Hartman's Memorial
June 2012 Sutter's Mill #12 Meteorite
May 2012 Stewart Valley Meteorites
March 2012 The Whitmire (South Carolina) Bolide of February 13th 2012
February 2012 The 2012 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show
January 2012 Winter Drought of 2011-2012 in SW US


December 2011 Franconia - Before the Gold Rush
November 2011 Fladle Hunting at Ries Crater
October 2011 Ron Hartman and the Lucerne Valley Meteorites
September 2011 Ron Hartman - 1935-2011
August 2011 Holbrook - 99th Anniversary (2011) - Meteorite Hunt
July 2011 Ensisheim - Meteorite 2011
June 2011 Pennsylvania Meteorites
April 2011 Yaringie Hill
March 2011 The Flandrau Part 2 UA Mineral Museum
February 2011 The Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium
January 2011 Happy New Year! (2011)


December 2010 Lost Lake
November 2010 Agnes Meyer-Brandis - of the ResearchRaft FFUR
October 2010 Bill Cassidy and the Campo del Cielo Strewn Field (1960's)
September 2010 Planetary Body Odors
August 2010 Summer Vacation - 2010
July 2010 Tungsten Mountain 533 (TM 533), TM 535, TM 542, TM 543 - Image Gallery
June 2010 Images of my Wisconsin Trip to Hunt for Meteorites
May 2010 What Made the Recovery of Meteorites from the 4/14/2010
Fall in Wisconsin such a Rapid and Timely Success?
April 2010 Spring Cleaning of my prior Planetarium Articles
March 2010 Evidence of Life Found in Another Martian Meteorite!
February 2010 The Arizona Meteorite Exhibition (2010)
January 2010 The Last Meteorite Found for Year 2009 (Maybe?)


December 2009 Jim Smaller Memorial Meteorite Hunt - Franconia meteorite hunt held in honor of the late Jim Smaller.
November 2009 O. Richard Norton (1937-2009) - A thankful Californian remembers his mentor.
October 2009 New Fraud Tactics in the Mineral Trade - A recent article in Mineral News by its editor, Tony Nikischer.
September 2009 Fleischmann Planetarium - A must see destination in Reno at the University of Nevada.
August 2009 Summer Vacation
July 2009 Update on "Slag Meteor-wrongs"
June 2009 Another Technique to Improve Meteorite-Recovery
May 2009 Merced Meteor of Dec 27th 2008
April 2009 The Cairns of Gold Basin
March 2009 What Made the Recovery of Meteorites at West, TX such a Success?
February 2009 The 2009 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show
January 2009 Past "Bob's Findings" Articles - Revisions and Updates


December 2008 Oum Rokba v. NWA 400
November 2008 A Simple Technique to Improve Meteorite-Recovery
October 2008 Recent Observations at Bluewing Flat
September 2008 Stratofox.Org's Crater Assault #3
August 2008 Gold Basin Area Meteorites
July 2008 Endangered Strewn Fields - the need for Cultural Resource Assessment Studies on Threatened Meteorite Localities
April 2008 April 1998 - Looking Back 10 Years Ago
March 2008 From Asteroids to Meteoroids to Meteors to Meteorites
February 2008 Meteorites Stolen from Museum - Still no sign of these meteorites that were stolen over a year ago.
January 2008 Recent Crater at Willcox Playa - Nov. 2007


November 2007 Sand Encrusted Stones of the NWA 869 Meteorite
October 2007 The Search for Steve Fossett
September 2007 The Bouse Meteorite - Part 2
August 2007 The Bouse Meteorite
July 2007 Slag Meteor-wrongs - Another Sulfide slag source found
June 2007 Dutch Flat (IIAB) - Another low-Iridium iron meteorite. But, is it paired to Sikhote-Alin?
May 2007 Another Buck Mountains (L6) - An Arizona "find" that was bought at the 2007 Tucson Show just got classified?
April 2007 El Mirage Dry Lake 001 - When is a meteorite "too small" to be classified?
February 2007 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show - Feb. 2007
January 2007 Previous "Bob's Findings" Articles - Revisions and Updates


December 2006 Weekend Outing from 5 Years Ago
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006 Selected Articles from Mineral News - 2006 Issues
July 2006 Safety Tips for Desert Hikers and Travelers
June 2006 UXO Encounters
May 2006 The Adler Planetarium
April 2006

Another Dry Lake Becomes "Restricted Access"

March 2006

Drylakes and Examples of "Transported Rocks"
- Geologic Processes that can Accumulate Meteorites on Stranding Surfaces -

February 2006 Nova 006
January 2006 Nova 005


December 2005 Guest Article: How to Dispose of Your Collection
November 2005 More Problems for Museums
October 2005 The Last in a Series of Articles:
Museums Are Selling-off Their Collections - the Original Editorial
September 2005

Guest Editorial: Museums Are Selling-off Their Collections!

August 2005

Mineral Collecting - a Hobby in Decline - Could This Happen to Meteorite Collecting?

July 2005 Impact Field Studies Group
June 2005 Documentation of Mineral [Meteorite] Specimens
May 2005 Coyote Dry Lake Meteorites
April 2005 Reclassification: Gold Basin shown to be L4-6
March 2005 Willcox Playa 005, WP 006, and WP 007 - Image Gallery
February 2005 Willcox Playa 004 - Image Gallery
January 2005 The Bishop Bolide of 1994


December 2004 December News
November 2004 Correo (H4)
October 2004 Red Dry Lake 024 and 025
September 2004

Field Report - June 2004 Recon Trip - Meteorite-Recovery Effort for the June 3rd Bolide over Snohomish County, Washington

August 2004 Field Notes from The Sand Hills of Washington:
Sand Hills Coulee, Adams County, Washington, USA
July 2004 Meteorite Recovery Season - All Over the World
June 2004

Out of the Office - In the Field

May 2004

Taking Pictures of Meteorites In-Situ
Images of "in-place" meteorites - as they were found on the ground

April 2004

A Few "Meteorites from North America" - in the Meteoritical Bulletin No. 88, 2004 July

March 2004 The Southern African Meteorite Recovery Program
February 2004 Field Notes: Willcox Playa, Cochise County, Arizona
January 2004 Note From the Field: Record the "Time of Day" for each Recovered Meteorite


December 2003 Recently Recovered Meteorites
November 2003 Museum Takes Meteorite-Collecting Field Trip to - Superior Valley -
October 2003 Dave Freeman's First Find
September 2003 ERRATUM: Mud Dry Lake has been classified as - H3.8 S1 W3 Fa18.2%
August 2003 66th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society  July 28 - August 1, 2003
July 2003 Reconstructing Fragmented Meteorite Finds
June 2003

Meteoritic Iron Shale - relict metal and sulfide grains
Canyon Diablo and Odessa meteorites

May 2003 Cuddeback Dry Lake Meteorites - found by the
Cal-Nevada Meteorite-Recovery Team Members
April 2003

Abstracts presented at -
The 34th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC - 2003)

March 2003

This month's Article has been POSTPONED - due to the events following the Columbia Shuttle Re-entry Disaster - this month's article is being pre-empted by the announcement of the formation of the "Debris-Locators List"

February 2003 Just in time for the Tucson Show - A New Arizona Chondrite -
Presenting the "Franconia Meteorite"
January 2003 Year-end Miscellany


November 2002

The "Elko Crater Field" Revisited - A Reconnaissance Report

October 2002

The Panamint Valley "Crater"

September 2002

Some Recently Found Meteorites

August 2002


July 2002

Met Soc 2002 Meeting Coming to L.A.!

June 2002

NOT another article about "Gold Basin AREA" Meteorites!


Why the term "Gold Basin AREA"

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