England Meteoritical Services
What's Here. . . . . . . .
This site is about meteorites.
It's about where they come from, how they formed, their composition, what
happens when they strike Earth, and what they look like. You'll find color
images of meteorites on every page.
It is intended to provide a
general understanding of and background on the subject of meteorites.
The Student will find accurate
information, the Collector -- helpful descriptions and detailed listings of
meteorites available for purchase. The Educator/Researcher will find exquisite
laboratory-grade images for lectures and publications.
Every effort has been made to
present accurate information, however, some details are beyond the scope of
this presentation. To further your knowledge we invite you to explore the
provided links to other research and science sites. References are given for
additional reading and we hope you will take advantage of them if you find
meteorites an interesting subject.
Are you looking to add to your
collection or buy a gift for someone? Go to the Sales "Quadrant", place an
order, and in a few days one of these exotic rocks-from-space will show up in
Note to Educators -
New England Meteoritical Services grants to educators permission to
use the material at this web site in the classroom for instructional purposes
provided proper credit accompanies the material. New England Meteoritical
Services reserves all other rights.
Meteoritics is a living science.
As new findings are presented and accepted into the main body of work this site
with be updated to stay current with the new material. If you have any comments
or questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo -Gao-Guenie, a stone meteorite
(H5) that fell in Burkina Faso, Africa on March 5, 1960.