[meteorite-list] Numbering of Meteorites + Krinov

From: meteorites_at_space.com <meteorites_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:47:05 2004
Message-ID: <20011106070132.29118.cpmta_at_c000.snv.cp.net>

On Mon, 05 November 2001, meteorites_at_space.com wrote:

> ">
> >Steve, if you have time, it would be most interesting to see a photo
> >of one of your Sikhotes with the labels that you know to be from the
> >Russian Academy."

Here they are:





The size of the label is aproximately 1/4th inch by 3/4th's inch and on the larger piece is is hand written on cloth. On the bar with fusion crust cut from a large 82 Kg individual it is typed "No. 1628/6" on the same cloth tape.

I got these from Krinov in 1971 and I still have the original packing. It is quite amazing that he would have given me these gratis, and at a time when the US and the CCCP were at the height of the cold war.

Steve Schoner, AMS

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