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Does a registry for fallen meteors exist?

Is there any kind of like an officially monitored list of falling asteroids, meteors, etc and objects entering earth's atmosphere?
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Can anyone help me identify this rock found in Tulsa Oklahoma?

I was working in my front yard in Tulsa Oklahoma and ran over this rock with my lawnmower. It was logged in the ground enough I didn’t see it. It’s 2.5 inches in length. Black in color with what ...
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Can someone help me to identify this rock/mineral?

This is a small piece of a bigger chunk (about 9kgs). Someone told me it might be meteorite since its heavy for its size and has shiny particles. Others told me it might me an iron ore (magnetite). ...
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what are some limitations for using meteorites as evidence for the Earth's age?

I'm currently doing a question at the moment which is: Evaluate the usefulness and limitations of evidence provided by meteorites of Earth's age. I'm having trouble finding some limitations at the ...
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Mass contribution during the LHB

How much mass (either absolute or relative to the Earth) was [estimate to have been] added to the Earth during the Late Heavy Bombardment?