[meteorite-list] Since Scale Cubes are a topic today

From: Mike Bandli <fuzzfoot_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2007 02:08:12 +0000
Message-ID: <110920070208.16434.4733C10C000EE3FC0000403222007354469B01010096969A00_at_comcast.net>

Now that is COOL! I have never seen one like that. This is a good example of a cube that serves only one function: To show scale!

Thanks for the pics!

Mike Bandli

 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "Mike Jensen" <meteoriteplaya at gmail.com>
> Hi All
> Since we are on the subject I thought everyone might want to see the
> worlds first use of the cube and yes it was for a meteorite. I guess
> it would be the granddaddy or great granddaddy of the NASA scale
> cubes.
> http://jensenmeteorites.com/Book/Cube%201.jpg
> http://jensenmeteorites.com/Book/cube2.jpg
> They come from "Las Meteoritas Mexicanas Generalidades Sobre
> Meteoritas Y Catalogo Descriptivo De Las Meteoritas Mexibcanas"
> Instituto Geologico De Mexico by Jose C Haro. Printed in 1931.
> Obviously predates the NASA cube by almost 50 years. The book is full
> of pictures of meteorites with numerous types of scales in including
> rulers, people and photo bars.
> BTW this book is in my opinion the best meteorite book by geographic
> region ever done. Just wish I could read Spanish.
> --
> Mike
> --
> Mike Jensen
> Jensen Meteorites
> 16730 E Ada PL
> Aurora, CO 80017-3137
> 303-337-4361
> IMCA 4264
> website: www.jensenmeteorites.com
Received on Thu 08 Nov 2007 09:08:12 PM PST

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