[meteorite-list] First report of a New Fall!
From: MARK BOSTICK <thebigcollector_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:18:30 2004
July 2002 was 7 months ago.
----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Warren" <parrothead_at_arn.net>
To: "MARK BOSTICK" <thebigcollector_at_msn.com>; "M come Meteorite Meteorites"
Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 11:55 AM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] First report of a New Fall!
> "Depending on the region of the fall it would not surprize me not to see
> Bensour like crust on this meteorite."
> Could you please provide an example of a known, proven fall, that is only
> few months old, yet appears, and I mean APPEARS (not saying it does), to
> have many years of weathering? I've been trying to think of one, and
> can't. And you know as well as I do, SOMEONE picked up some pieces and
> them out of the elements. Where are those pieces? Perhaps they will turn
> up. Lets hope so.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "MARK BOSTICK" <thebigcollector_at_msn.com>
> To: "M come Meteorite Meteorites" <mcomemeteorite2000_at_yahoo.it>;
> Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 11:35 AM
> Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] First report of a New Fall!
> > Hello Matteo and List,
> > Matteo wrote: "I have see the photo and is many strange this pieces
> > not have a fresh crust - type Bensour or Hadeja - if
> > is fall few months ago, is many similar to normaly NWA
> > finds in desert."
> > Depending on the region of the fall it would not surprize me not to see
> > Bensour like crust on this meteorite. Most of the Bensour and Hadeja
> > meteorites were picked up within days of fall, July 21, 2002 is several
> > months and plenty of time for desert wind and sand to have stripped most
> > the crust off of many of the meteorites.
> > Matteo also wrote "However I have asked a piece of 10 gr. to observe
> > better."
> > Could you explain what you plan to do to observe it better. Since
> > team has made it to the strewn field I am sure we will hear more on this
> > fall in a short time.
> > Congradulations on the recovery to Adam and Greg Hupe. It is not often
> > see an H4 with a light colored matrix, as it appears in the photo.
> > Mark Bostick
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Received on Mon 24 Feb 2003 12:57:58 PM PST