[meteorite-list] Grasshopper meteorite!

From: Ron <faceter01_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 15:25:37 -0500
Message-ID: <BAY130-DAV56F222B8C0EA981B61708AC6E0_at_phx.gbl>

Hey Sonny, Was at your site.
Since young Grasshopper was sitting on the Meteorite, does that mean he gets
to keep it since he found it first. ;-)


> Hi all,
> Well after numerous trips to Utah looking for meteorites,I finally
> found one. It was not until I cleaned up the suspected meteorites that
> I noticed one that looked better than the others. I was still not sure
> until I placed a small window on the meteorite. While I was sanding a
> small window, I was really doubtful it was a meteorite due to the dark
> red mud /water coming off the suspected meteorite. The only good sign I
> had, it would attract to a magnet slightly and the color looked liked a
> weathered meteorite. The polished window shows metal flakes and small
> weathered chondrules. Well it is a start,too bad it is only 4 grams.
> This does give me a reason to go back now and look for more! I should
> have picture up on my web page of the Utah meteorite and some meteorite
> finds made this summer by the first of the week. It looks like Utah
> only has 19 known meteorites in the bulletin and maybe 20 now!
> Sonny
> www.nevadameteorites.com
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Received on Wed 05 Dec 2007 03:25:37 PM PST

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