[meteorite-list] Re: Cumberland Falls for Sale
From: Rhett Bourland <rbourlan_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:43:30 2004
I had the good fortune of spending the evening at Brice's house a few months
back (not only is he a nice guy he's also a good host as well) and can
honestly say that this is one of the coolest looking slices I think I've
ever seen. This would be a good deal at any price.
From: Brice D. Hornback [mailto:bdh_at_cyberbound.net]
Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2001 5:21 PM
Subject: [meteorite_sale] Re: Cumberland Falls for Sale
I'm now willing to accept offers on the Cumberland Falls 8.3g part-slice.
Please email me directly at bdh_at_cyberbound.net.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Brice D. Hornback <bdh_at_cyberbound.net>
> To: <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>;
> <MeteoriteCollectors_at_yahoogroups.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2001 9:41 PM
> Subject: Cumberland Falls for Sale
> > Unfortunately, I must now sell my Cumberland Falls piece from my
> > This is my most prized specimen and I hope someone else will treasure it
> > I have and not cut it up to sell off. This specimen is FAR too nice for
> > that.
> > Cumberland Falls:
> > Whitley County, Kentucky, USA
> > Fell April 9, 1919, 1200hrs
> > Stone, Achondrite, Ca-poor (Aubrite)
> > After the appearance of a fireball and sonic booms, several stones, the
> > largest fragment being about 31 pounds, fell in Whitley County,
> > It is classified as a Stone, Achondrite, Ca-poor, Aubrite. This
> > is a breccia composed mainly of enstatite fragments along with a unique
> > of unequilbrated chondritic inclusion called a forsterite chondrite.
> > "F" chondrite is found only as an inclusion in the Cumberland Falls
> > meteorite.
> > This 8.3 gram specimen was cut from the specimen at the Fernbank Science
> > Center in Atlanta, GA.
> > http://www.cyberbound.net/cumberland_falls_8_3g.jpg
> > The first person to reply to this email offering US$1,200.00 plus
> > (to be paid via PayPal or overnight Money Order) will be the proud new
> > owner.
> > Sincerely,
> > Brice D. Hornback
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Received on Wed 11 Jul 2001 06:51:58 PM PDT