[meteorite-list] First meteorite found at Battle Mountain!

From: Galactic Stone & Ironworks <meteoritemike_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2012 11:22:54 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKBPJW88-=VvLZa=pbK6GTkhB8-AyQxho=TxMRGt4wvNTxh+QA_at_mail.gmail.com>

Hi Gang,

Congratulations and Kudos to Bob and Moni for recovering this new
fall! Well done! :)

And kudos to Galactic Analytics for being the clearinghouse for data
in this new hunt.

Good luck to the boots on the ground, and happy huntings!

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On 9/3/12, Marc Fries <chief_scientist at galacticanalytics.com> wrote:
> Greetings
> 	I am very pleased to announce that Bob and Moni Verish have found the first
> meteorite from the Battle Mountain meteorite fall, which occurred on 22
> August 2012! They have located a 19.25g meteorite that appears to be an H
> chondrite at first examination. According to the Meteoritical Society
> database, this makes Bob and Moni the first to ever recover an observed fall
> in the state of Nevada!  We offer our hearty congratulations for this
> history-making find!
> 	Details of the meteorite fall, to include radar imagery, seismometry and
> other data, a calculated strewn field estimate, and other information can be
> found on the Galactic Analytics LLC website:
> http://wp.me/p2AyTK-bg
> 	We would like to maintain a table of all the Battle Mountain (BaM)
> meteorites, much the same as Petrus Jenniskens did for the Sutter's Mill
> fall. This will improve the value of the meteorites to both scientists and
> collectors by preserving the individual histories of the meteorites. We will
> provide a copy of this list to everyone who locates a meteorite and adds
> their meteorite to it, and when the list has matured we will release it to
> the public. If you find a meteorite, please let us know about it! We are not
> asking for samples of any meteorite, just information about individual
> meteorites - the date of find, the mass, lat/long coordinates, and the name
> of the finder. Your meteorite(s) will be issued a unique BaM number, much as
> the Sutter's Mill meteorites were given SM numbers.
> 	Congratulations again to Bob and Moni for finding the newest meteorite on
> Earth (that we know about, anyways)!
> Cheers,
> Marc Fries
> Galactic Analytics LLC
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Received on Mon 03 Sep 2012 11:22:54 AM PDT

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