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IMCA Insights – The Munich Show

IMCA Insights – The Munich Show

Every year I visit Mineralien Tage in Munich to meet meteorite friends and, above all, see many new meteorites. There are hundreds of tables with tons of minerals, jewelry, and fossils. Among them on these tables are hidden meteorites. This year I am again seeing much less material than in previous years. Many people were […]

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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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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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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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IMCA Insights – June 2012

IMCA Insights – June 2012

The meteorite de Monferre (France) By Jean-Michel Masson Translated by Anne Black Late in the evening probably around 10pm, during the summer of 1923, the inhabitants of the village of Treville in southwest France between Toulouse and Carcassonne observed a large fireball crossing the sky. The bolide was lying from south to north and passed […]

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IMCA Insights – May 2012

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IMCA Insights – April 2012

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The Mysterious Hico Structure, Hamilton-Erath Counties, Texas

The Mysterious Hico Structure, Hamilton-Erath Counties, Texas

Paul V. Heinrich Louisiana Geological Survey Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA 70803 Within Texas, credible proposals have been made for the extraterrestrial impact origin of six geological structures. Convincing cases have been made for three of these structures, i.e. Marquez structure (Leon County), Odessa crater (Ector County), and Sierra Madera (Pecos County), of being […]

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Sixth Annual IMCA Dinner In Tucson

Sixth Annual IMCA Dinner In Tucson

This year’s sixth annual IMCA dinner was held at el Charro Mexican Restaurant in downtown Tucson. We reserved the restaurant’s entire patio and although it was a little chilly, it was a good fit for us. Well, kind of. The dinner has become so popular that the number of guests outgrew the seating capacity of […]

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IMCA Insights – Meteorite Men, the Morasko Episode – Science after Filming

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IMCA Insights – December 2011

IMCA Insights – December 2011

IMCA Insights – December 2011 The COMETS COlorado METeorites Society by Anne M. Black What better way to introduce the COMETS club, of which I am a member, than to use their own website: www.peaktopeak.com/comets Our History …as briefly told by Fred Hall, a founding member… “I met Anne Black and Mike Jensen at a […]

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IMCA Insights – November 2011

IMCA Insights – November 2011

IMCA Insights – November 2011 Arizona State University’s Center for Meteorite Studies Is 50 years old! by Anne M. Black The year was 1961, and it all began with Dr. Carleton Moore and Harvey H. Nininger. Dr. Carleton Moore, circa 1965 (Photo courtesy of ASU) Arizona State College was now Arizona State University, and with […]

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Remembering Ron Hartman, by Dorothy Norton & Anne Black

Remembering Ron Hartman, by Dorothy Norton & Anne Black

IMCA Insights – October 2011 Remembering Ron Hartman, by Dorothy Norton & Anne Black Ron Hartman Many people in the meteorite community knew Ron as a collector and dealer. Some recall that he was gentle, patient and a generous mentor, always willing to answer a question or help solve a problem. Not everyone knows that […]

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IMCA Insights – August 2011

2011 IMCA Board Elections The snow has all melted on the Rockies. 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 […]

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