[meteorite-list] Ensisheim Morocan chondrites

From: Moser Francesco <cojack_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 15:08:56 +0200
Message-ID: <001201c7b597$a8440e30$0200a8c0_at_FISSO>

In the Verona Mineral Show (Italy) I saw a lot of moroccan meteorite with a
very very shiny but not polished surface.
I think some moroccan dealers put oil or wax on the meteorite!!!!

Just my 2cent!

Francesco Moser

----- Original Message -----
From: "PolandMET" <marcin at polandmet.com>
To: <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Saturday, June 23, 2007 9:49 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] Ensisheim Morocan chondrites

> Hi
> I have one reflection after Ensisheim.
> I have seen alot of pretty complete chondrites on Maroccan tables. Most of
> this specimens have shiny surface, but this was not crust. I think that
> they put this stones to the tumbler together with polishing powder to make
> them more smooth and look nicer. Maybe Im wrong, but this surface look to
> me not natural. I can accept that some stones bome polished by sand and
> wind from one side and from another they are matt, becouse they sit under
> the sand, but this stones at the show was like painted with transparent
> varnish :)
> Maybe someone have the same feeling like me.
> and congrats to the USA guyz for a large Muoniona's
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