[meteorite-list] Meteor fragment lands in UW-Madison geoscience department

From: Joe Kerchner <skyrockmeteorites_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 20:50:18 -0500
Message-ID: <719455.2440.qm_at_smtp106-mob.biz.mail.ac4.yahoo.com>

Have to head home to coach a couple soccer games in the morning, then ill b heading back. I have some very good intel and permission to hunt that land tomorrow. Wish us luck, god be willing we will recover some new pieces soon.
Best Wishes,
Joe kerchner

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From: Meteorites USA <eric at meteoritesusa.com>
Sent: Friday, April 16, 2010 8:10 PM
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Subject: [meteorite-list] Meteor fragment lands in UW-Madison geoscience department

"...UW-Madison meteorite experts Noriko Kita and Takayuki Ushikubo used
a scanning electron microscope and X-ray spectrometer to begin to
analyze the surface mineral composition of the rock. They identified the
presence of magnesium, iron, and silica-containing compounds, including
the common minerals olivine and pyroxene. They also found iron-nickel
metal and iron sulfide, which are often seen in primitive meteorites...."

Meteor fragment lands in UW-Madison geoscience department

Eric Wichman

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