[meteorite-list] Ad - Outstanding Specimens Ending This Afternoon -MUST SEE!

From: Adam Hupe <raremeteorites_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue Sep 5 17:25:17 2006
Message-ID: <001a01c6d132$1ac18d20$6401a8c0_at_c1720188a>

I talked to Dr. Bunch about this classification and he stands by the results
published in the Meteoritical Bulletin.

Here is the peer reviewed link including the wide Cr2O3 spread indicating a

Dr. Grossman's proposed method was used in determining the perfect 3.0 with
a peer-reviewed and published Cr2O3 spread in olivine = 0.38 wt % ? 0.24.
If this wide spread is not reproducible in another laboratory then maybe
another method should be used or maybe a wider range of chondrules should be
studied. Either way, Dr. Bunch, who has been studying meteorites for
decades tested NWA2918 extensively and claims it is much better than Colony,
a proposed 3.05 using this method. Unless another method proves otherwise, I
will go with Dr. Bunches classification for now.



----- Original Message -----
From: "David Weir" <dgweir_at_earthlink.net>
To: "Meteorite List" <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>; "Adam Hupe"
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Ad - Outstanding Specimens Ending This
Afternoon -MUST SEE!

> Jeff Grossman wrote:
> > 1) NWA 2918. An abstract is not peer reviewed, however I'll stand by my
> > classification of NWA 2918. It's a very nice meteorite, but more
> > metamorphosed than 3.0. There are actually three CO3.0 chondrites. In
> > addition to ALHA77307, Y-81020 and Colony are both 3.0, but Colony is so
> > horribly weathered that it is scarcely worth mentioning.
Received on Tue 05 Sep 2006 05:27:33 PM PDT

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