[meteorite-list] Chalyabinsk rusting
From: Don Merchant <dmerchan_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 6 May 2013 10:25:54 -0500
Hi all. Mike when you went there (Chelyabinsk) did you actually search for
specimens or did you just purchase from people that already had collected
them? Where did all your specimens go? As a regular Buyer from you, was kind
of waiting for your specimens to be offered up for sale but must of missed
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Farmer" <mike at meteoriteguy.com>
To: "Derek Yoost" <mineral at optonline.net>
Cc: "Meteoritelist" <Meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Monday, May 06, 2013 8:25 AM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Chalyabinsk rusting
> Yes, months of melting snow and rains tend to oxidize meteorites.
> Why do you think I rushed over there in the snow and got all I could?
> The pre-melt material is exquisite.
> The newly found is still quite nice and some are nearly flawless still,
> but many show mild to moderate oxidation.
> Michael Farmer
> Sent from my iPhone
> On May 6, 2013, at 4:22 PM, Derek Yoost <mineral at optonline.net> wrote:
>> I've been noteing that on ebay, that the Chalyabinsk offered is alot more
>> rusty than the material that was recovered right after the fall.
>> Thanks, Derek.
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Received on Mon 06 May 2013 11:25:54 AM PDT