Meteor P.19


Established 1982

METEORITES PAGE 19

Updated 6 October 2016

PAVLODAR, Kazakhstan - Witnessed Fall

 
The Pavlodar meteorite fell in Kazakhstan during 1938 and was later classified as an H5 chondrite. The single stone weighed 142.5 grams, of which most resides in the Kazakhstan. The cut fragment offered here weighs 1.7 grams and is priced at $1360.00. I could find only one sale within the past few years and the selling price was more than $900.00 per gram. My price for this elusive fall location is $800.00 per gram.

PAVLOVKA, Russia - Witnessed Fall

 

After detonations, a single stone fell in Balashov, Saratov region, Russia, on  2 August 1882. The Pavlovka meteorite is classified as an achondrite, Howardite, brecciated, and most of the material resides in the Budapest National Museum. This is not an easy location to acquire! The price per gram is considerably less than I have seen other specimens sell for. Pavlovka, 1.24 gms.jpg (26138 bytes)
1.24 grams, SOLD
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1.001 grams, SOLD

PEEKSKILL, New York - Witnessed Fall  

 

Thousand of people witnessed the bright fireball and heard detonations from the meteor as it crossed the states from Virginia to New York on 9 October 1992. The fireball was videotaped by several people prior to the meteorite smashing through the trunk of a car and impacting the driveway. The car and meteorite were purchased and have become legend. Peekskill is classified as an H6 chondrite, brecciated.  Peekskill, 1.36 gms.jpg (36130 bytes)
1.36 grams, $170.00
Peekskill, 3.06 gms.jpg (34984 bytes)
3.06 grams, SOLD

POHLITZ, Germany - Witnessed Fall 

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0.53 grams, $318.00
A single stone of ~3 kg fell on 13 October 1819 between Pohlitz and Langenberg, Sachsen, Germany, and most of the meteorite resides in European museums. This L5 chondrite, veined, is seldom seen in the meteorite market. I have reference to two sales, one for $2708.00 per gram, and one for $4812.00 per gram. The fragments offered here are priced at a much more reasonable ~$600.00 per gram. Pohlitz, 0.67 gms.jpg (33602 bytes)
0.67 grams, $400.00

RENFROW, Oklahoma

According to the Meteoritical Bulletin, an 81.6 kg stone was found in 1986 in Grant County, Oklahoma, while terracing a previously unfarmed hillside. The specimen offered here weighs 9.0 grams and is priced at $27.00. Renfrow, 9.0 gms.jpg (45027 bytes)

ROCHESTER, Indiana - Witnessed Fall  

According to the Meteoritical Bulletin, after passage eastward for more than a 1000 miles of luminous meteors over the United States from Kansas to Ohio, and detonations, a single stone of 340 grams fell on 21 December 1876 about 3 miles NW of Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana. This is an incredibly difficult location to obtain and seldom seen for sale or trade. Rochester is classified as an H6 chondrite. The partial slice offered here weighs 1.07 grams and is priced at $600.00. Rochester, 1.07 gms.jpg (31028 bytes)

ST. LOUIS, Missouri - Witnessed Fall

A mass of ~1kg crashed through the roof of a car on West Florissant Avenue in St. Louis, Missouri, on 10 December 1950. John Houser, the driver, was missed by about two feet and thought he had a tire blowout. St. Louis is classified as an H4 chondrite and today less than 100 grams are known to exist. It is next to impossible to find this material in the meteorite marketplace. The partial slices offered here are well cut and polished. St. Louis, 0.61 gms.jpg (33929 bytes)
0.610 grams, crust on upper edge, SOLD
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0.640 grams, $640.00
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0.664 grams, crust on right edge, SOLD
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0.706 grams, SOLD

SALAICES, Mexico  

A single mass was found by a Mexican farmer in his field within the Allende strewnfield SW of Salaices, Chihuahua, Mexico, in the winter of 1971. The meteorite was classified as an H4 chondrite. A second stone was found in 1981 about 7 km from the initial find. The partial slice offered here weighs 5.22 grams and is priced at $13.00. Salaices, 5.2 gms.jpg (42316 bytes)

SARATOV, Russia - Witnessed Fall 

After the appearance of a fireball and detonations, several stones fell on 6 September 1918 at Donguz and Belaya Gora, Saratov region, Russia, and were recovered. Classified as an L4 chondrite Saratov is quite friable. All of these specimens exhibit good chondrules and are well prepared.

Saratov, 7.30 gms.jpg (85320 bytes)
7.30 grams, $29.20
Saratov, 10.0 gms.jpg (47971 bytes)
10 grams, $40.00
Saratov, 3.27 gms.jpg (31067 bytes)
3.27 grams, $11.50
Saratov, 6.2 gms.jpg (134252 bytes)
6.2 grams, in a 5 x 5 cm plastic box, $24.80
Saratov, 7.8 gms.jpg (134751 bytes)
7.8 grams, in a 5 x 5 cm plastic box, $31.20
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6.9 grams, crust on upper edge, in a 5 x 5 cm plastic box, SOLD
Saratov, 7.2 gms.jpg (136368 bytes)
7.2 grams, in a 5 by 5 cm plastic box, $28.80

SARICICEK, Turkey - Witnessed Fall

According to the Meteoritical Bulletin, a bright bolide was seen and heard in Bingol province, Turkey, and recorded on several video security cameras on 2 September 2015. The next day people found pea-sized meteorites on the street and in yards. Saricicek is classified as an HED achondrite (Howardite) and approximately 15.2 kg were recovered. Obviously, witnessed falls of Howardites are rare. The specimens offered here are pristine with beautiful crust.


0.3 grams, nearly 100%crusted edge, in a 5 cm by 5 cm clear plastic box,  $30.00

0.5 grams, nearly 100%rusted edge, in a 5 cm by 5 cm clear plastic box,  $50.00

0.7 grams, nearly 100% crusted edge,  in 5 cm by 5 cm clear plastic box, $70.00

0.09 grams, nearly 100% crusted edge,$12.00

2.23 grams, nicely crusted cut fragment, $200.00