1) Squeeze 2 drops of our Meteorite ID™ onto a cotton swab
2) Rub the specimen with the swab for 15-30 seconds
3) A pink-red result indicates the presence of nickel.
Meteoroids are meteorites in space, and when they enter the Earth's atmosphere, at a high velocity, or speed, and burn up, they are referred to as meteors or "shooting stars". What you find and test with our tester is a meteorite.
Our single bottle of ready-to-use dimethylglyoxime (dmg) spot test for nickel. The nickel test is pre-mixed and pre-measured for both accuracy and convenience. Thus reducing mess and inaccurate test results.
Meteorite ID™ is safe and easy to use and it will not harm any metal items. It is sensitive effort to detect the presence of free nickel at a level as low as 10 ppm.
Meteorite ID™ contains a flammable liquid and must be shipped via Surface Air only; it ORMD labeling to ensure it is not shipped via air. this precautions can add to delivery times.