The official classification of meteorites in The Meteoritical Bulletin, must be done through the procedures established by the Nomenclature Committee of The Meteoritical Society. According to this, the procedures entail the donation of samples (repository).
As all of you know, an official classification process carries costs, which are generally between $300 and more, depending on the analyzes that need to be carried out.
It is a fairly expensive procedure that begins with sample preparation, preparation of polished sections and thin sections, petrographic and geochemical analysis, and sometimes isotope analysis. Submission to the Nomenclature Committee and official publication in The Meteoritical Bulletin.
Now, in the interest of making it easier for everyone to classify your meteorites, and have them inscribed with your name, we are starting this project FREE OF CHARGE. Only a single condition is required as payment for the entire process; The donation of 50 grams of the meteorite, for scientific research institutions (only for classify meteorites weighing less than 1000 grams. If bigger, please, ask conditions).