[meteorite-list] NWA 5546 and CV3's in general

From: dean bessey <deanbessey_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 16:12:23 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <325711.15243.qm_at_web56104.mail.re3.yahoo.com>

I also have something similar and it is also very strongly magnetic.
See here some photos:
Look at how georgous it is from this photo:
Here almost looks like a part where chondrules is missing
The stone before I cut the end off was 894 Grams. Pretty nice whatever it is

--- On Tue, 6/9/09, Phil Morgan <roxfromspace at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Phil Morgan <roxfromspace at gmail.com>
> Subject: [meteorite-list] NWA 5546 and CV3's in general
> To: meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com
> Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 3:57 PM
> Hello everyone,
> I recently purchased a small endpiece of what I assumed was
> probably a
> pairing to NWA 5546.
> After cleaning it up a bit, I noticed an overall elongation
> and
> orientation of the chondrules. I was wondering if anyone
> else would
> agree from the picture at the link below.
> http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c57/pkmorgan/share/cv3b.jpg
> I've always been fascinated by Leoville and while this may
> not be as
> extreme, I thought I'd go out on a limb and see if anyone
> else saw it.
> For those of you who have some, does this look like NWA
> 5546? Is
> there any reason to believe this might not even be a CV3?
> Also, I tend to collect smaller pieces to match my budget
> and was
> surprised at how hard this pulled to a magnet. More like
> an H
> chondrite. How do the different carbonaceous classes
> typically
> respond to a magnet? In Ruben's recent CK recovery video
> I recall
> that those responsed fairly strongly as well.
> Thanks,
> Phil
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