Over the last couple hundred years there have been dozens of theories proposed for Tektite origin. And though today that discussion is mostly settled, Tektites themselves remain among the most enigmatic of the rocks found on Earth. Tektite shapes and forms often defy our ability to really understand their individual creation.
Our Tektite articles below will help clear some of your Tektite questions. Feel free to suggest topics for future Tektite articles by using our Contact Us form.
We get quite a few emails from people who think they've found a tektite. Jim wrote an article for our Meteorite-Times online magazine about tektite testing a few years ago. If you think you've found a tektite then please read this tektite article.