[meteorite-list] Suspected Meteorite Hits Illinois Home

From: Darren Garrison <cynapse_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2007 18:52:10 -0500
Message-ID: <u4bpu2dj87tve5f3g6hueok36dl2pnjc89_at_4ax.com>

On Mon, 5 Mar 2007 14:34:03 -0800 (PST), you wrote:


>Robert "Skip" Nelson, a professor of geology at ISU, came out to
>Riddles' home to take a look at the object, which is about the size and
>shape of deck of cards.
>Nelson said based on the density of the object, the metal could be an
>iron-nickel mixture or a heavy stainless steel. It is unlikely a
>satellite or spacecraft would contain metal that heavy and dense, Nelson
>"In my 36 years of investigating meteorite calls, this looks like the
>real thing," Nelson said.

Robert "Skip" Nelson needs to turn in his "meteorite investigator" card. This
thing is so obviously, unambigiously NOT a meteorite that one of those
preschoolers in the first photo should be able to point it out:

Received on Mon 05 Mar 2007 06:52:10 PM PST

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