[meteorite-list] Other shrapnel meteorites?

From: capricorn89 <capricorn89_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:43:30 2004
Message-ID: <003201c10a4c$f7393bc0$df36b2d1_at_earthlink.net>

I have seen some very nice examples of Glorietta shrapnel forms in the
meteorite collection at the Vienna Museum.

Ron Hartman

----- Original Message -----
From: Bjørn Sørheim <bsoerhei_at_online.no>
To: <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2001 8:05 AM
Subject: [meteorite-list] Other shrapnel meteorites?

> Hello List,
> I have some questions I was wondering about:
> Which other meteorites than Sikhote-Alin is showing
> shrapnel forms?
> Are there any pallasites showing this? Mesosiderites?
> Metal-veined chondrites?
> Is generally shrapnel forms indicative of a _very big fall_,
> meaning its breakup (last explosion) happend at a low altitude,
> so that thumbprints did not have time to form?
> This would explain scarcity of shrapnels.
> Regards,
> Bjørn Sørheim
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Received on Wed 11 Jul 2001 05:03:41 PM PDT

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