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January, 2011

Hessle, Sweden It’s a Baseball! It’s a Lollypop! It’s Gunpowder! Nope, it’s just a New Years Day Meteorite

Hessle, Sweden It’s a Baseball! It’s a Lollypop! It’s Gunpowder! Nope, it’s just a New Years Day Meteorite

Updated: Martin Horejsi’s Meteorite Books Website  A January 1, 1869 Witnessed Fall: Hessle, Sweden It’s a Baseball! It’s a Lollypop! It’s Gunpowder! Nope, it’s just a New Years Day Meteorite Like cosmic gumballs, licorice of course, these fell on New Years Day in 1869 just six degrees shy of the Arctic Circle. But because of […]

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Newly Found Craters Compared

Newly Found Craters Compared

It isn’t every day that a new crater is discovered on the Earth but we have been very fortunate that several have been found in the couple years that had meteorites associated with them. The similarities of the meteorites found at Gebel Kamil and Whitecourt is going to be my topic this month. The physical […]

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Happy New YearPrevious “Bob’s Findings” Articles – Revisions and Updates. Hello Year 2011! Goodbye Year 2010! The start of a new year gives all of us a chance to start anew. A chance to improve upon the previous year. Or, if the year 2010 was a particularly good year for you, then at least, the […]

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IMCA Insights – January 2011

IMCA Insights – January 2011

IMCA Insights – January 2011 How it all started – Part 1 by Anne Black & Various IMCA Members In December 2010 I asked our members for input for our IMCA Insights, and a few questions that would shed light on the different backgrounds of those members who were willing to answer. I asked: How […]

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DaG 1040

DaG 1040

Dar al Gani 1040 is an odd CV3.  It has a light colored matrix and light colored chondrules.  In the hand a fresh slice sparkles with metal in the chondrules and the chondrules stand proud of the matrix.  It seems the matrix is friable and sheds a little during cutting.  In thin section it is […]

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Meteorite Calendar – January 2011

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Henbury Iron Meteorite

Henbury Iron Meteorite

Henbury Iron Meteorite found by Geoff Notkin while filming “Meteorite Men” with Steve Arnold in Central Australia.  Specimen from AEROLITE METEORITES

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Stretched Lei Gong Mo Tektite

Stretched Lei Gong Mo Tektite

Stretch Lei Gong Mo from Zhanjiang Guangdong Province, China This specimen is 95 grams.  Photo Credit: Daniel Sutherland

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