[meteorite-list] A question?????
From: Jeff Grossman <jgrossman_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2009 06:12:46 -0400
I think most scientists would call it a terrestrial meteorite, or
perhaps a terran meteorite.
Pete Shugar at clearwire.net wrote:
> We have the Martian type meteorite, and we have the
> Lunar meteorite and last, the asteroid 4Vesta meteorite.
> These we know where they come from.
> Now the question---given enough energy, can a meteorite
> hit earth and eject debris which (maybe) land on the moon
> or Mars? What would we call such a meteorite---Earthoid,
> or maybe Earthite?
> Just contemplating my navel here.
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-- Dr. Jeffrey N. Grossman phone: (703) 648-6184 US Geological Survey fax: (703) 648-6383 954 National Center Reston, VA 20192, USAReceived on Fri 05 Jun 2009 06:12:46 AM PDT