[meteorite-list] NWA 482- Show me the literature!
From: Mike Farmer <farmerm_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:44:38 2004
I saw Palo Blanco up at UNM in December, not even close, the glass in this Lunar
is clear, in photos is looks black, but in life most is like clear glass. Palo
blanco is just bklack shock veins.
> Like i said earlier, Palo Blanco Creek is a Brecciated Eucrite with clasts
> and shockveins of black glass. The photos of it that i've seen are very
> similar to NWA 482 except for the fact that it's weathered. If it was fresh
> you probably couldn't tell the two apart.
> Brad Sampson
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> > Yes,
> > When I first saw it, a 360 gram endpiece at the Tuscan show I thought it
> looked exactly like Cumberland Falls, an aubrite. However, the dark veins
> were a distinct melt, a glass, and these even on the microscopic level
> penetrated the white areas, which I immediately recognized as anorthosite.
> > I thought then and there that what I was looking at was a sample of lunar
> highlands, with melt veins from impacts.
> > This meteorite is unique.
> > And I wish I had a piece of it for my collection-- but the price is way,
> way beyond me.
> > The papers will come out-- that I am sure.
> > Regards,
> > Steve Schoner AMS
> > http://www.geocities.com/american_meteorite_survey
> > On Fri, 09 March 2001, "Meteordealer" wrote:
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> > > <DIV><FONT size=2>I thought it was a Eucrite as well. Looks similar to
> > > Blanco Creek.</FONT></DIV>
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> > > <DIV>Brad Sampson<BR><A
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> > > <DIV style="FONT: 10pt arial"><B>To:</B> <A
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> > > <DIV style="FONT: 10pt arial"><B>Sent:</B> Friday, March 09, 2001
> > > PM</DIV>
> > > <DIV style="FONT: 10pt arial"><B>Subject:</B> [meteorite-list] NWA
> 482- Show
> > > me the literature!</DIV>
> > > <DIV><BR></DIV><FONT face=arial,helvetica><FONT size=2>Dear List
> > > <BR><BR>Regarding all the recent "buzz" about this new lunar
> meteorite, where
> > > is the <BR>primary literature reference(s) describing its
> > > Not that I have <BR>any douts, but man it really resembles a
> eucrite or
> > > aubrite achondrite. Look <BR>forward to hearing from everyone.
> > > <BR><BR>Sincerely <BR>Greg Shanos
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Received on Sat 10 Mar 2001 02:43:12 PM PST