Robert Ward, a Volunteer Planetary Sciences Field Researcher with the Chicago Field Museum is one of those searching for meteorite pieces in Northwest Tucson.
Bob Haag, a Marana resident and private hunter went out to look for meteorites and brought along one that he found a few years back to show what residents should be looking for.
They are described as a dense and heavy rock with rounded edges and a black fusion crust with a dark grey interior, and are also magnetic.
There have been 42 sighting reports from the American Meteor Society. It was seen all the way from Phoenix to Flagstaff, and as far away as Las Vegas.