[meteorite-list] This day in meteorite history

From: Greg Catterton <star_wars_collector_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 22:04:41 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <159316.7051.qm_at_web45616.mail.sp1.yahoo.com>

This Day in meteorite History...

43.7g of the Sacramento Wash 005 meteorite was found by Jim Smaller on October 29, 2005.
A very important find considering this meteorite has a total known weight of only 52.3 grams and is one of only five approved meteorites classified as an H-metal type meteorite.

Another event that happend on this day in meteorite history was the finding of a 17.1 kg mass of the De Hoek meteorite on October 29, 1967.
Classified as an Iron-ung this meteorite has a total known weight of 20.93 kg and the find added the majority of the TKW that has been reported.

Received on Wed 29 Oct 2008 01:04:41 AM PDT

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