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- From: "Varricchio, Louis" <VARRICCH@CHAMPLAIN.EDU>
- Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 07:16:34 -0400
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I propose that this unique blue-ice meteorite be called a "flushite."
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> Subject: The Ice in China Incident...
> Hi Ron, and list....
> We have had an incident here in Rhode
> Island a few
> weeks ago, in which two chunks of blue-green ice were recovered. Both
> fell in areas where people had seen them. The sizes were irregular,
> approx. 8 to 10 inches in diameter.
> A news station crew was dispatched to the locations, where these
> chunks of
> ice quickly preserved, thinking that they MIGHT have been meteoric in
> It turned out that these ice chunks DID come from a commercial
> flight that
> went overhead minutes before the chunks were seen falling. They were
> confirmed to be from the passing jet overhead. It was noted that these
> while not very common, DO occur.
> What a name for a meteorite.... "The 2,000 flushes"... OR.. "the
> Tidy Bowl
> John - Voyage! Magazine
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