Nevada Meteorite Picture of the Day

Discover the Solar System - right here in the Nevada desert! Each day a different image or photograph of a NEVADA meteorite will be featured, along with a brief explanation written by a meteorite-recovery expert.

2003 July 10
See Explanation.  Clicking on the image will download a close-up of that meteorite.

Name of Nevada Meteorite: Roach Dry Lake 024 - (provisional)
Credit: Primm (H5) held at UCLA, is sampled and turned in for classification. This particular specimen (RchDL 024) shown in today's "Picture of the Day" was found by Kim Cathcart on 2002 March 17 and has recently been thin-sectioned for classification. Preliminary examination suggets that this is as an H5 S2 W3.

Tomorrow's picture: more Roach Dry Lake

For Reference:
To Report a New Nevada Meteorite: - use Meteoritical Society - Nomenclature Committee web form

Got images?: Would you like to see your image displayed here? Feel free to submit your image to the editor's email address below. Any and all submissions of Nevada meteorite images are welcome.

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Authors & editors: Robert Verish (Meteorite-Recovery Lab)