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Re: underwater meteorites

Gene Marlin schrieb:

> I know of one instance of a meteorite recovered from water. _Space
> Nomads_ has a tale of a meteorite from Lake Okechobee (sp?) being
> dredged up in a fisherman's net by complete accident.

Okechobee - L4
U.S.A., Florida
Palm Beach County
26 41' N / 80 48' W
Find 1916

968g, Washington, U.S. Nat. Mus., 71g, Chicago, Field Mus. Nat. Hist.,
20g, Tempe, Arizona State Univ.

Fragments weighing about 1kg were brought up in a net some 0.75 miles
from the shore, G.P. Merrill, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus., 1916, 51, p.525.
Olivine Fa24, B. Mason, GCA, 1963, 27, p.1011.

Best wishes,


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