[meteorite-list] Re: [meteorite-list] YEAH!!! The 4 meteorite in Belgium

From: Christian Steyaert <steyaert_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:01:33 2004
Message-ID: <3.0.6.32.20020615101138.007ab850_at_pop3.uunet.be>

At 22:27 14/06/2002 +0200, vincent jacques wrote:
> Hello all, =20
>Secondly, Belgium should have a fourth meteorite..... the first new
meteorite >since 1896!!!!!=20

You seem to forget:
Hainaut Stone Olivine-bronzite chondrite H3-6 brecciated =20
Bettrechies 50=F8 19' N 3=F8 44' E Fell 1934 November 26 2000-2100=
 =20
"Fell in the commune of Bettrechies, dept. Nord, 60m east of the Belgian
frontier; probable weight 15-20kg, but only 9kg were recovered. Description,

There is discussion if this a Belgian or French meteorite ;-)

>It is a observed fall in December 2001, and immediately recovered.=20

So a precise date and time must be available.

>This stone arrived red, in fusion, and remained very hot a long time,
>according to the finder. The stone, oriented was conserved in a box. =20

Red hot? Suspicious.


        From Belgium too,

           Chris
Received on Sat 15 Jun 2002 04:11:38 AM PDT


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