[meteorite-list] Black Onaping (was: Shatter Cone)

From: Bernd V. Pauli <bernd.pauli_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 11:41:23 +0000
Message-ID: <DIIE.000000380000093B_at_10.0.100.101>

Hello Larry, Dan, and List,

> I do wonder about the metal in the Onaping.
> Typically, is there metal in Onaping?

> I pulled out my slice of Black Onaping, it is indeed
> magnetic in certain spots. This is a revelation.

No wonder Black Onaping material is magnetic given the fact
that the Sudbury Structure is the result of a meteorite impact.

In other words, Black Onaping contains sulfides and nickel(-iferous)
inclusions ... hence magnetic!

Best wishes,

Received on Fri 14 Jan 2011 06:41:23 AM PST

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