[meteorite-list] Re: New Lunar? New Continent
From: M come Meteorite Meteorites <mcomemeteorite2004_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed Feb 1 06:57:08 2006
I no understand what waith Dr.Korotev to analyzed the
fake boggy creek lunar meteorite and close the mouth
to DeRusse and his fake infotmations...
--- ken newton <magellon_at_earthlink.net> ha scritto:
> In Nov 2004 the news of potential new Colorado
> lunar was published to
> the List. Checking the chemical analysis from the
> Allan Treiman quickly alerted the List that there
> was a problem. (see
> email below) Allan was right. Randy Korotev added
> that not only was it
> not a lunar meteorite, "I suspect that this object
> is a piece of
> industrial slag."
> On one of
> his websites, Neil Ray apologized for "for any
> misunderstanding or
> confusion that my published abstract has brought
> about." You would
> think this would be the end of the matter, but it is
> Perhaps you have seen the eBay auctions "Chicxulub
> meteorite (0.xxx g)
> comes with COA/ guarantee
> very rare, meteorite that wiped out the dinosaurs,
> NR!" (ex.
> guess what? It is the same 'lunar' material
> (Granada) resurrected by Mr.
> Ray to a new and more prosperous life.
> Initially I wrote Mr. Ray about his use of the the
> term 'meteorite' in
> his eBay auction title.
> ) He
> refuses to change "Chicxulub meteorite" while at the
> same time admitting
> it is not a meteorite? (more 'misunderstanding or
> confusion') I thought
> he was legit, and then I looked at his research
> (http://www.chicxulubmeteorite.com/) Making this
> short, I disagree with
> his conclusions.
> And what would Allan Treiman have to say about the
> new theory? Well, I
> asked him. He said, "The simplest explanation, with
> the data I have, is
> that Mr. Ray's rock is a piece of EAF slag." (EAF
> stands for Electric
> Arc Furnace).
> Ken Newton
> IMCA #9632
> Treiman, Allan wrote:
> >Hi, Meteorite list --
> > From the data in that abstract, I'd be very
> >this rock.
> > First, the data in the abstract are not
> consistent with
> >themselves. For isntance the rock is cited as 45%
> >but only 3.7% Al2O3. Anorthite contains ~36% Al2O3,
> so a
> >rock that is 45% anorthite must contain at least
> 45% of 36%
> >Al2O3, or 16% Al2O3. Only a factor of four off!!!
> > Second, the chemical analysis is far off any
> known a moon rock.
> >It shows 26.15% SiO2, which is not even enough if
> the rock were
> >all olivine. The rock has 5.38% MnO, which is way
> more than any
> >lunar rock. An earth rock with that much MnO would
> be mined as
> >ore! The analysis has CaO of 39.6%, which is way
> higher than
> >any moon rock -- lunar anorthosite has ~19% CaO,
> and mare basalts
> >have ~8-12% CaO.
> > If it is lunar, its like nothing else.
> > Allan
> >Allan H. Treiman
> >Senior Staff Scientist
> >Lunar and Planetary Institute
> >3600 Bay Area Boulevard
> >Houston, TX 77058-1113
> > 281-486-2117
> > 281-486-2162 (FAX)
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: meteorite-list-bounces_at_meteoritecentral.com
> Behalf Of
> >Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2004 2:16 PM
> >To: meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com;
> >Subject: [meteorite-list] Re: New Lunar? New
> >Hi All
> >Just wanted to let the word out about the new
> possible Lunar meteorite. It is
> >a 3200 gram beauty from.........and no it is not
> the dry deserts of Africa or
> >Antarctica..... a little hint it's the first North
> American Lunar.....drum
> >roll please....Colorado. How exciting is that. I
> guess it is good/lucky to be in
> >Colorado (two achondrites in one year).
> >It is from Granada near Lamar for all of you
> Coloradans. That would be the
> >south eastern side of the state near Kansas for
> everybody else or about 200
> >miles SE of Denver.
> >Again it is only a possible Lunar.....but I'll keep
> you posted.
> >I have included an abstract to the upcoming
> Geological Society of America
> >meeting in Denver about the meteorite.
> >PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF A NEW ACHONDRITE (MARE
> BASALT?) OF POSSIBLE LUNAR
> >ORIGIN FROM NEAR GRANADA, COLORADO, USA
> >Time to go hunt......anyone want to go. Oops I'm
> half way there. :)
> >Mike Jensen IMCA 4264
> >Bill Jensen IMCA 2359
> >Jensen Meteorites
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> >Aurora, CO 80017-3137
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