Mars Meteorites

California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA

Of the 24,000 or so meteorites that have been discovered on Earth, only 34 have been identified as originating from the planet Mars. This site from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory features a comprehensive table of Martian meteorites, including the mass, rock type, and the date and location of each discovery. The name of each meteorite is linked to a more detailed description as well as a photograph of the meteorite. Links to related news and sites of interest are also included.

Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars, Mars:Martian Meteorites, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Topics: Solar system:Mars:Martian Meteorites, Solid Earth:Mineralogy, Solar system:Mars
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Mineralogy, Planetary Science