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September, 2012

An August 1904 Witnessed Fall: Shelburne, Canada A Mud-Slinging Meteorite

An August 1904 Witnessed Fall: Shelburne, Canada A Mud-Slinging Meteorite

An August 1904 Witnessed Fall: Shelburne, Canada A Mud-Slinging Meteorite   The classis L5 look of Shelburne is nothing to write home about, but it does offer plenty of eye candy chondrules for those who take the time to look…closely. The Shelburne chondrite fell back in 1904, and although an exciting event at the time, […]

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Geoff Notkin Rock Star

Geoff Notkin Rock Star

Over the last 25 years or so of professional writing I have reviewed books, software, and products on many occasions. Generally these reviews end up discussing the writing style, sturdiness of the product or the ease-of-use of the program. As I prepared to write a review on Geoff Notkin’s new book I knew right away […]

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The Hunt for Battle Mountain Meteorites

The Hunt for Battle Mountain Meteorites

A photo gallery of my August 2012 trip to Battle Mountain, Nevada. There won’t be a “Bob’s Findings” article this month because I’ve returned to the strewn-field near Battle Mountain, Nevada, where a meteorite fell on the 22nd of August 2012 (UTC). The first find from this fall was found by this author on September […]

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What’s so Mysterious about Meteorites

What’s so Mysterious about Meteorites

What’s so Mysterious about Meteorites By O. Richard and Dorothy Norton Reviewed by Anne M. Black When Richard Norton went on to the great beyond three years ago, he left us with three books that we all know and love: “Rocks from Space”, “The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites” and the “Field Guide to Meteors and […]

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CK Chondrites

CK Chondrites

CK chondrites, Karoondites, contain objects that hint at the processes that produced the rocks we have in our collections. Here are a few.                        

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Tiny Aussie “dish”

Tiny Aussie “dish”

Usually bragging rights go to the monsters, but there’s a tiny end of the spectrum that deserves respect as well. I suppose there exists a full gradational transition from macro- to microtektites, but at the scale readily discerned by the naked eye, this is the smallest complete Australite in our collection. This morphology is well-known, […]

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Meteorite Calendar – September 2012

Meteorite Calendar – September 2012

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Gibeon Meteorite – The Wave

Gibeon Meteorite – The Wave

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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