How To Discover Treasure From Outer Space - this is the definitive guide to recovering meteorites, written by one of the best-known personalities in the field and co-host of Science Channel's hit television series Meteorite Men. It includes detailed information on how to locate, excavate, and identify rocks from space, and is filled with insider information from an internationally recognized meteorite specialist. Meteorite Hunting is packed with scores of never-before-seen photos, including behind-the-scenes pictures from Season One and Season Two of Meteorite Men.
If you have ever dreamed of finding your own space rock then this is the book for you. In 16 chapters, Meteorite Hunting compares and explains different hunting strategies, examines strewn fields and craters, and discusses the best field equipment. It also clarifies the importance of research, advises prospective hunters how to go about gaining permission to hunt on private land, describes how meteorites are named and classified, and includes a fully illustrated visual guide to meteorite identification in the lab and in the field.
The first and only hands-on, how-to, field guide to meteorite hunting! Learn the strategies of meteorite hunting from a specialist with 17 years of experience!
6 x 9 inches, perfect bound. Printed in the United States of America. In-color, 96 pages. With 100 gorgeous original photographs, diagrams, and illustrations.
Written by Geoffrey Notkin of the Award-Winning Television Series.