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March, 2011

New Social Network Share Bar For Meteorite Times

New Social Network Share Bar For Meteorite Times

Please help promote Meteorite Times Magazine by using our new Social Network Share Bar.  You can’t miss it.  It floats on the left side and it’s easy to use. Thank you in advance!  Paul and Jim

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Bruderheim, Canada Bruderheim. Timing is Everything.

Bruderheim, Canada Bruderheim. Timing is Everything.

Updated: Martin Horejsi’s Meteorite Books Website  A March 1960 Witnessed Fall: Bruderheim, Canada Bruderheim. Timing is Everything. A rolling landscape of fresh fusion crust blankets this 72% complete stone of Bruderheim. Falling nearly vertically onto a frozen, snow covered land, many individuals of Bruderheim retained their crust intact. Over the past couple decades that I […]

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Meteorite Hunting Book Review

Meteorite Hunting Book Review

I have done book reviews before. Usually the only characters in the books are meteorites or tektites. In this case Meteorite Hunting How To Find Treasure From Space I know almost every character mentioned in the book. That made it very special for me, but by the end of the reading it was clear that […]

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The Flandrau – Part 2 – UA Mineral Museum

The Flandrau – Part 2 – UA Mineral Museum

The University of Arizona Mineral Museum is a must-see attraction when you are in Tucson, especially if you are attending the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. This article is the 2nd Part of a two-part series highlighting the meteorite displays at “The Flandrau” (Science Center) on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson. My previous […]

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IMCA Insights – March 2011

IMCA Insights – March 2011

Every year, during the Annual Meeting, the Meteoritical Society chooses the winners of several different Awards, one of them being the Brian Mason Award, it rewards the best abstract submitted by a student to the Meteoritical Society’s Annual Meeting. It is of special interest to us because this award is sponsored by the International Meteorite […]

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Thinner Thin Sections

Thinner Thin Sections

The canonical thickness for thin sections is 0.03mm. Professionals depend on it. Collectors insist on it. Still, if we have to rely on a conventional light microscope there are some times when thinner sections show more features. The dark, fine grained matrix of low petrographic type carbonaceous chondrites can hide smaller mineral grains. Polish off […]

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Meteorite Calendar – March 2011

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Homestead Meteorite

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Indochinite 69.7 Grams

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