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August, 2012

Meteorites and Telescopes

Meteorites and Telescopes

If you go back through this feature’s back issues you will see that Paul and I have linked telescopes and meteorites together in many and interesting ways for years. We were regular sellers at RTMC the premiere amateur astronomy gathering in So Cal. We always have one with us for after meteorite hunting star gazing. So mix an […]

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Holbrook – 100th Anniversary (2012) – Meteorite Hunt

Holbrook – 100th Anniversary (2012) – Meteorite Hunt

Images from the gathering of meteorite hunters celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Holbrook Meteorite fall. Sixteen (16) meteorite hunters showed-up in the Holbrook strewn-field at the very moment – when the fall had occurred – exactly 100 years later. Even though the 100th Anniversary day, July 19th 2012, came on a Thursday this year, […]

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IMCA Insights – August 2012

IMCA Insights – August 2012

It is still very hot here but the Denver Show is just a few weeks away. Yes, it is this time of the year again, time for our Yearly Elections! And to make it absolutely sure that not one single member missed this opportunity to become a Director or to vote for their favorite candidates; […]

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NWA 5930 CV3

NWA 5930 CV3

NWA 5930 CV3 is interesting for the variety of chondrules, including non-textbook chondrules, it contains. Some are misshapen, several are rather large and relict grains are common. The textural contrasts are remarkable.

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Javanite “Fire Pearls”

Javanite “Fire Pearls”

Part of the Australasian tektite event, Javanites are characterized by deep intricate etching and a brilliant gloss. Known as “Agni Mani” in Sanskrit (roughly translated as “Fire Pearls”), the fabled Javan tektites have a rich cultural lore collected in an entertaining book by Latvian Baron Richard J.H. de Touche-Skadding. (Agni Mani: Magic Gem from the […]

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Meteorite Calendar – August 2012

Meteorite Calendar – August 2012

Please click on the meteorite calendar to view a larger image.

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Holbrook Meteorite

Holbrook Meteorite

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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