[meteorite-list] Dronino is no ataxite

From: Mauro Daniel <rocksfromspace_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sun Aug 8 11:13:17 2004
Message-ID: <BAY7-F38JhsgVy134Ip0000e0e6_at_hotmail.com>

here the problem its the humidity....is for this I not buy others iron
meteorites, only the stable type type IIIA, IVA, IIC etc...not sure IAB or
some hexahedrites go in rust at few time.

>From: "Bob King" <lakewind_at_infionline.net>
>To: Meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com
>Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Dronino is no ataxite
>Date: Sun, 08 Aug 2004 09:32:04 -0500
>I bought a slice of Dronino from Ivan a while back and it arrived already
>starting to rust. This was before he applied whatever process to stop
>rusting. Anyway I took my slice and soaked it for at least two weeks in
>Steve Schoner's mix of sodium hydroxide (Red Devil brand lye) and
>standard 70% isopropyl rubbing alcohol. Then I baked it an hour in the
>oven and repolished it. It's been fine ever since - about 7 months so far.
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