[meteorite-list] Chelyabinsk - slickensides or shock planes?

From: Jim Wooddell <jim.wooddell_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 08:32:04 -0700
Message-ID: <519B9374.9090009_at_suddenlink.net>

Hi Sergey,

Those are nice pictures.
I see the secondary, I do not see slickenside.

I decided to take a look at all the samples for sale on Ebay. There is a
fellow there selling "slickenside" fragments. Even with those, I say
look closer.

I imagine you have been very busy! That's a good thing!


Jim Wooddell

On 5/21/2013 8:16 AM, Sergey Vasiliev wrote:
> Hi All,
> Look at the two pictures of the same stone.
> This is a fresh broken side with black shock veins on a very light matrix:
> - http://sv-meteorites.com/gallery/chelybinsk/02.jpg
> And this side is secondary crust over the shock vein:
> - http://sv-meteorites.com/gallery/chelybinsk/01.jpg
> You can find a lot of interesting things in Chelyabinsk ;-)
> All the best,
> Sergey
Received on Tue 21 May 2013 11:32:04 AM PDT

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