Find / Fall: Find - 1884
Location: New Mexico, USA
Classification: Pallasite, PMG-an
Total Known Weight: 148 kg
The Glorieta Mountain pallasite was first discovered in 1884 in the mountains near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Several very large masses have been recovered since it was recognized. But, many small fragments and individuals have also been recovered. Sometimes pieces consisting of only metal are found while other times smaller pieces will have crystals of olivine.