The first Glorieta Mountain meteorite mass was found in 1884 by mineralogist from New York, Charles Sponsler. Over 97 years later a meteorite hunter by the name of Steve Schoner devoted years to searching an recovering pieces of this pallasite. Schoner has found the one of the largest pieces to data weighing in at 20.2 kg.
For more information about the Glorieta Mountain Siderites (Pallasite) visit the Meteoritical Bulletin Entry Here: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?code=10935
The Glorieta Mountain is classified as a stony iron pallasite. It displays beautiful crystals ranging from golden to green in color. The pieces we have for sale do not have crystals but are siderites.
|ID # GlorietaMountain605
Weight : 605 g
|ID # GlorietaMountain660
Weight : 660 g
A specimen card will be included.