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June, 2011

June issue of Meteorite Times now published

June issue of Meteorite Times now published

The June issue of Meteorite Times is now up. Thank you to all our contributing writers and also to guest contributor Greg Hupé. The following URL gives access to the Web Browser View, Flash Magazine View, and Mobile PDF. https://www.meteorite-times.com/monthly-issues/

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Nogoya: Cosmic Coal? ” – it must be admitted that there is a large array of arguments in favor of the existence of extraterrestrial life.”

Nogoya: Cosmic Coal? ” – it must be admitted that there is a large array of arguments in favor of the existence of extraterrestrial life.”

A June 1879 Witnessed Fall: Nogoya, Argentina Nogoya: Cosmic Coal? ” – it must be admitted that there is a large array of arguments in favor of the existence of extraterrestrial life.” Black gold! While beauty is in the eye of the educated, Nogoya’s ancestors may have seeded the earth with the chemicals needed to […]

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Garage Make Over

Garage Make Over

This month I undertake a long postponed task of getting my lapidary workshop organized. I had to move the large saw from my father’s garage to my garage. It seemed like a great time to begin getting the other equipment set up and placed permanently. The last time the vibrating lap was up and running […]

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Pennsylvania Meteorites

Pennsylvania Meteorites

Pennsylvania Meteorites in the mineral collection at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Since 1941 there have been a total of eight Pennsylvania (PA) meteorites – five irons (all finds)and three L-chondrites (all falls), according to the Meteoritical Bulletin Database. Three (3) of these “PA meteorites” are in the in the mineral […]

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IMCA Insights – June 2011

IMCA Insights – June 2011

IMCA Insights – June 2011 A recent meteorite fall in the village of Sołtmany, Poland by Andrzej S. Pilski In a farm along a picturesque lake in the Mazurkas region of Poland, the owner woke up and opened a window, then suddenly she heard a whistling noise followed by a loud bang and crash as […]

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NWA 6704 – A New Ungrouped Achondrite

NWA 6704 – A New Ungrouped Achondrite

Greg Hupé tells about his new ungrouped achondrite in this issue of Meteorite-Times so this is a good time to show close up pictures of it. Dr. Tony Irving did the classification and we learned about this stone from his Meteoritical Bulletin writeup, an abstract and phone conversations. NWA 6704 and, evidently, at least one […]

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Northwest Africa 6704……a ‘most intriguing’ New Ungrouped Meteorite

Northwest Africa 6704……a ‘most intriguing’ New Ungrouped Meteorite

“Is this a meteorite?” This is the first thought I silently spoke to myself as I examined a particular greenish stone that was devoid of any apparent crust or other telltale signs of being meteoritic. Other than a 2cm ‘patch’ of what appeared to be remnant fusion crust, I could not be certain this rock […]

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Meteorite Calendar – June 2011

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Nadiabondi Meteorite H5

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Moldavites As Found

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