[meteorite-list] stinky meteorite
From: Laurence Garvie <lgarvie_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2009 23:05:30 -0700
A while back I was dry cutting (slowly with a thin low-density diamond
blade) a piece of Indarch, which produced a rather disagreeable odour.
I put the smell down to the reaction of the finely powdered air-
sensitive minerals such as oldhamite and niningerite with the moisture
in the air.
Received on Sun 21 Jun 2009 02:05:30 AM PDT