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July, 2012

Meteorite Jewelry Making: An Introduction

Meteorite Jewelry Making: An Introduction

Now that my garage is all set up I have room again to do jewelry. I know that I have mentioned it in passing, but in my youth I was a jeweler. I have done a few pieces each year for fun all my life. I am looking forward to doing a lot of jewelry in the […]

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Ron Hartman’s Memorial

Ron Hartman’s Memorial

Ron Hartman’s Memorial A memorial held at Mt. San Antonio College celebrates the life of Ron Hartman To celebrate his life, Ron’s former co-workers at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt.SAC) helped his family organize a memorial that brought them together with his friends, former students and colleagues in astronomy and meteorite-related fields, to share recollections […]

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IMCA Insights – July 2012

IMCA Insights – July 2012

IMCA Insights – July 2012 Ensisheim 2012 by Anne BlackFirst of all our sincere thanks to Zelimir Gabelica who had a very serious health scare at the beginning of this year and managed to recover on time to organize this year’s show. Thank you Zelimir, I don’t know what the Confrerie, the town of Ensisheim, […]

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Coolidge C4 – ung

Coolidge C4 – ung

The namesake of the Coolidge grouplet of meteorites was found in 1937 and has been classified H4, CV4 and C3.8-ung. Studies distinguish Coolidge from CK chondrites (which contain type 4 examples) and from CV chondrites. Some chondrules are large and layered from repeated accretion and heating in the solar nebula.           […]

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Anda Philippinite

Anda Philippinite

Here is a classic Anda tektite from northwestern Pangasinan Province, Republic of the Philippines. This specimen shows the trademark bowtie or flower ornamentation reminiscent of rodent chew marks common to this region. There are also Thailandites with Anda-like ornamentation (and they are often inappropriately offered on Ebay as “Anda tektites”; to merit the name genuine […]

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Sutter’s Mill

Sutter’s Mill

Our Meteorite of the Month is kindly provided by Tucson Meteorites who hosts The Meteorite Picture of the Day. Submit Pictures to Meteorite Pictures of the Day

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Well Preserved Bediasites

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