[meteorite-list] MPOD Feb. 20th 2014

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:32:48 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <201402202032.s1KKWmCG017363_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

> A great little Chelyabinsk, with thick foamy crust as MPOD today:
> http://www.tucsonmeteorites.com/mpodmain.asp?DD=2/20/2014&WYD=
> Thanks for showing Paul!
> Contributor Gregor asks: "Does anyone have an explanation for that kind of
> fusion crust?"
> I too would be interested in an answer. Anybody?

The piece of Chelyabinsk I have shows two types of melting. I think one is
due to the normal ablation going through the atmosphere, and the other
from when the fireball exploded.

Received on Thu 20 Feb 2014 03:32:48 PM PST

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