[meteorite-list] Ross Canyon and Kem-Kem classification
From: Mike Farmer <farmerm_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:37:38 2004
Sorry to hear that Tracy, they were selling everything as Kem Kem, I am not
sure who had so much of it, but we are being very responsible with our NWA
meteorites. Unfortunately it seems others are not. I have log books with all
of the peices, and we are getting #s for everything possible.
Tracy Latimer wrote:
> To add to the confustion, I pulled out my Kem Kem sample, and this is what
> I found on the card from the dealer:
> Kem Kem
> Stone Chondrite
> Found: August 1999
> Dahara, Morocco
> TKW: Unknown
> As you said, sometimes more questions than answers. Since the
> classification was apparently only tentative, I'm no longer sure which one
> I have, especially if more than one fall/find are now called Kem Kem!
> Tracy Latimer
> --more confused than ever--
> On Sat, 30 Dec 2000, Bernd Pauli HD wrote:
> > Matteo Chinellato wrote:
> > > I have the Kem Kem classificated L6 total mass 75 kg.
> > Question mark no. 1: Purchased from Moroccan dealers - Who ?
> > Question mark no. 2: Possible origin - Where exactly?
> > Question mark no. 3: Place of purchase = place of find (?) or
> > "Where is Where?"
> > There are to "Kem Kems" (only two?):
> > a) NWA 050 / 1145 gr / H5
> > b) NWA 051/ 0330 gr / L4
> > Sometimes even a comprehensive database fails
> > to perform properly and adequately .... Sigh ...!
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