Author Archives: Ruben Garcia

Ruben Garcia

About Ruben Garcia

Ruben Garcia, a.k.a "Mr. Meteorite," has been a meteorite hunter/dealer/collector since the late 1990s. In addition to having found thousands of meteorites in many different strewn field locations, he's also taught beginners all over the U.S. how to find and identify meteorites.

Ruben Garcia

How To Identify Stony Meteorites in the Field

Meteorite identification in the field is one of the most difficult things for an aspiring meteorite hunter to learn. The skill is most certainly an acquired one. But once that skill is learned, a good meteorite hunter can easily spot a single meteorite — even if it's surrounded by hundreds of Earth rocks. In fact,…