Meteor P. 8


Established 1982


METEORITES PAGE 8

Updated 26 July 2013

FARMVILLE, North Carolina - Witnessed Fall  

Two stones fell on 4 December 1934 and were recovered. Farmville fell in Pike County, North Carolina, and is classified as an H4 chondrite. Virtually all of this material in in museums and meteorite repositories.  Farmville, 1.16 gms.jpg (32162 bytes)
1.16 grams, $174.00
Farmville, 0.198 gms.jpg (34117 bytes)
0.198 grams, $45.00

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Witnessed Fall

Two stones fell on 26 December 1934 in Washington County, Arkansas, and were recovered a few days apart. Fayetteville is classified as an H4 chondrite, regolith breccia, gas-rich, black, and is next to impossible to obtain as only some 200 grams are available outside the University of Arkansas collection. The specimen offered here weighs 1.02 grams and is reasonably priced at $280.00. Fayetteville, 1.02 gms.jpg (27199 bytes)

FAVARS, France - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

FLORENCE, Texas - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

FISHER, Minnesota - Witnessed Fall 

On 9 April 1894, 6 stones fell in Polk County, Minnesota, and were recovered. Classified as an L6 chondrite, veined, Fisher is seldom available to the collector. Only a few hundred grams of material has been released from museum repositories. Here is an opportunity to acquire a difficult location to add to your collection.

Fisher, 1.69 gms.jpg (29252 bytes)
1.69 grams, $101.40
Fisher, 2.14 gms.jpg (28245 bytes)
2.14 grams, crust, $128.40
Fisher, 2.27 gms.jpg (29939 bytes)
2.27 grams, $136.20
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2.40 grams, crust, $144.00
Fisher, 1.94 gms.jpg (27932 bytes)
1.94 grams, crust, $116.40
Fisher, 1.84 gms.jpg (28852 bytes)
1.84 grams, $110.40

FORESTBURG (a), Texas 

This meteorite was found in Montague County, Texas, in 1957 and was classified as an L4 chondrite. This is a nice looking meteorite with a rich brown matrix.

Forestburg (a), 1.162 gms.jpg (28266 bytes)
1.162 grams, SOLD
Forestburg (a), 1.320 gms.jpg (26585 bytes)
1.320 grams, SOLD
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1.582 grams, $7.15
Forestburg (a), 2.256 gms.jpg (27043 bytes)
2.256 grams, SOLD

FOREST CITY, Iowa - Witnessed Fall 

This meteorite fell near Forest City, Winnebago County, Iowa, after the appearance of a fireball and detonations. More then 500 stones rained down over a wide area on 2 May 1890. Even though the TKW is about 152 kg, little of this material is available to the collector. The crusted fragment offered here weigh 2.350 gms and is priced at $235.00. Forest City, 3.65 gms.jpg (32196 bytes)
3.65 grams, crusted end cut, $310.00
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2.35 grams, $200.00

FRANKFORT, Alabama - Witnessed Fall  

A single stone of 680 grams was seen to fall after detonations four miles south of Frankfort, Franklin County, Alabama. The fall occurred on 5 December 1868. Frankfort was classified as an achondrite, Howardite, brecciated. Virtually all of this meteorite is locked away in museum repositories and is another of the nearly impossible locations to obtain. The specimen offered here weighs 0.72 grams and is priced at $500.00. Frankfort, 0.72 gms.jpg (29621 bytes)

FUKANG, China 

An anonymous finder discovered this meteorite near the city of Fukang, Xinjiang Province, China, in 2000. It is classified as a Stony-iron, Pallasite, main group, and contains large Olivine crystals. Fukang has proven to be a stable Pallasite. The slices offered here have translucent Olivine. Fukang, 20.0 gms.jpg (90717 bytes)
19.9 grams, $597.00, thin slice, polished
Fukang, 40.5 gms.jpg (201905 bytes)
40.5 grams, SOLD, thin slice, polished