Galactic Stone Archive

Ambassadors from Space

Ambassadors from Space

Posted by MikeG on Nov 21st 2022

Summary - this brief article explains what a meteorite is, where they come from, the major types of meteorites, and how to collect them.It was by chance that I acquired my first meteorite. It was arou … read more
Trinitite FAQ

Trinitite FAQ

Posted by MikeG on Nov 21st 2022

Q - What is trinitite?Trinitite is a strange, green, glassy substance that was created when the US military detonated the world's first nuclear bomb at the Trinitity Test Site (now White Sands Range) … read more
Meteorite Glossary

Meteorite Glossary

Posted by MikeG on Nov 20th 2022

A Glossary of Meteorite-related Terms used on this Website :This glossary is for the most-commonly used terms in meteorite collecting, and is not intended to cover all words and scientific terms used … read more
About Type Collecting

About Type Collecting

Posted by MikeG on Nov 20th 2022

This article is directed at the silent newbie or befuddled beginner who is sorting through the confusing groups of meteorite types and trying to find their way around the world of space rocks.Many new … read more
Cutting Meteorites for Beginners

Cutting Meteorites for Beginners

Posted by MikeG on Nov 20th 2022

Before we begin, I want to give a little background on my own cutting, so this will give some context to the tips and pointers I am going to offer below.I use a Lortone Rock Rascal 6-inch lapidary saw … read more