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 American Meteorite Laboratory
(1937-    )

The American Meteorite Laboratory in Denver, Colorado was founded in Sedona Arizona as the American Meteorite Museum by pioneering meteoriticist Harvey H. Nininger (1887-1986) in 1937, and re-established (as the "Laboratory") by Glenn I. Huss (1921-1991) and Margaret Nininger Huss (daughter of Harvey Nininger) in 1960. Their son Gary is a third-generation meteoriticist, now at Arizona State University. They published a book on the meteorites in their personal collection in 1976 and 1986, and reprinted a number of the classic meteorite books by Harvey Nininger. The company still operates out of Westminster, Colorado.
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The Mineralogical Record -  American Meteorite Laboratory Harvey H, Nininger
Pioneer American meteoriticist and founder of the American Meteorite Museum, forerunner of the American Meteorite Laboratory. (Wendell Wilson photo, 1972)
The Mineralogical Record -  American Meteorite Laboratory Postcard depicting the American Meteorite Museum on Highway 89-A in Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Arizona (1950's).
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Information label supplied by Nininger with his specimens of the Canyon Diablo meteorite
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