Specimen Identification Help


University of Arizona Geoscientists may be able to help you identify minerals or fossils. Please note that we do not identify meteorites and we cannot place a value on any specimens.

UA Geosciences does not do meteorite identifications. If you are interested in meteorite identification, please see the following PDFs and web sites:

UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory: What are Meteorites? (PDF)

UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory: Meteorite or Meteorwrong? The Path to Identification (PDF)

Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University

University of New Mexico Meteorite Museum

Meteorite Information, Washington University in St. Louis