[meteorite-list] odd NWA
From: Darren Garrison <cynapse_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sun Sep 24 12:48:23 2006
On Sun, 24 Sep 2006 09:59:31 -0600, you wrote:
>This was sold to me as a C-chondrite, but it really doesn't look like one.
>Any guesses? Am tending toward an R-chondrite, but it looks like it
>contains some C-chondrite clasts and maybe some melt fragments.
Those "C-chondrite" clasts do look like ones seen in some R chondrites to me,
like with NWA 2943, which was discussed on the list a while back. Like the ones
in this slice, for instance
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320027035483 (sold for
$142.69 a gram? When the seller still has slices on his web site for $15 a
gram? Damn!). Also see this:
Received on Sun 24 Sep 2006 12:48:02 PM PDT