[meteorite-list] Blue Salt Crystals

From: AL Mitorling <mittmet51_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 04:15:59 -0500
Message-ID: <CALeCmT=LW7QxQm9aDpcaEPhsqtvk5TP0k6=QpbT3Son3_VQL3Q_at_mail.gmail.com>

Hi Paul and all,

The blue halide crystals were found early on in Zag. I believe they were
found in other meteorites (Monahans, Tx?) but information has a way of
finding it's way back into the public eye. Don't have information handy
right now but thought I would comment.

Yes, they were packed out by camel and the camel sweat story was a part of
the story. Perhaps ET will comment as he brought out a number of specimens
from this fall in 1998.

On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 2:28 AM, Paul Gessler via Meteorite-list <
meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:

> Blue Salt Crystals discovered in ZAG
> No wonder my large grapefruit sized piece started oxidizing so rapidly.
> I remember the story was that the oxidation was caused by camel sweat
> while they were being transported out of the desert.
> Anyone else remember that story???
> what color is camel sweat?
> http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/11/world/meteorites-organic-matte
> r-life/index.html
> -Paul Gessler
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