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September, 2010

Novo Urei: The Stuff of Legends!

Novo Urei: The Stuff of Legends!

A September 1886 Witnessed Fall: Novo Urei, Russia Novo Urei: The Stuff of Legends! Putting the Urei in Ureilite and the Muffin Hypothesis   Novo Urei is truly the stuff of legends. Long before I knew the specific details of its fall and subsequent scientific discoveries about it, I’d heard tales about an amazing meteorite […]

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The End of Summer

The End of Summer

As we near the end of summer it is always time for Paul and I to plan the first trip to the cooler autumn desert. And we have begun that process. We do not know where we are going but we have picked the date and put in for the time off from work. We […]

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Planetary Body Odors

Planetary Body Odors

Planetary Body Odors A smell emanating from a Norton County meteorite gives this author some idea how an asteroid would smell if it had an atmosphere. This has to be one of my more unusual “Findings”! This “finding” involves the smell of a meteorite, which I’m discovering is a very difficult subject to write about […]

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IMCA Insights – September 2010

IMCA Insights – September 2010

IMCA Insights – September 2010 Commemorating the Schwetz Iron by Andrzej S. Pilski More than 20 years ago I started my meteorite adventure by reading a great work by Dr. Jerzy Pokrzywnicki „Meteorites of Poland” (Studia Geologica Polonica, Vol. 15, 1964). Then I visited Polish meteorite collections to learn how meteorites actually do look like. […]

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NWA 2377 L3.7

NWA 2377 L3.7

Chuck, There are a lot of pictures of NWA 2377 L3.7 on the web. No doubt this is because it’s such a good example of a chondrite. It’s got a dark matrix with large contrasting well defined chondrules. Mike Bandli (collector, dealer, hunter) sees “a candy filled chondrule matrix”. Yes, I’m adding another part slice […]

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Indochinite 42.2 grams

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