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

From: Roman Jirasek <romanj_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 07:43:11 -0500
Message-ID: <BLU0-SMTP4600B5E09B8BB22498CFA8A4F30_at_phx.gbl>

A good demonstration of this is to have a large slice of Black Onaping
lying flat and rolling a small ball magnet over the surface. Of coarse
any sized slice will work as there are metallic areas every few inches
apart or so.


From: "Bernd V. Pauli" <bernd.pauli at paulinet.de>
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2011 6:41 AM
To: <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
Subject: [meteorite-list] Black Onaping (was: Shatter Cone)

> 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,
> Bernd
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