[meteorite-list] Impact Melt meteorites
From: Bernd Pauli HD <bernd.pauli_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:47:13 2004
Michael Blood wrote:
> Hi Bernd & all, Speaking of impact melts - below is one
> I consider exceptional: DHOFAR 010 (H6 Impact Melt)
So do I otherwise I wouldn't have purchased one from you :-)
> Still, with the "bleed" factor, ...
Right. But I repeatedly wiped it off as soon as the bleeding
became bothersome again and meanwhile I have noticed
that the bleeding process is gradually slowing down.
> beautiful melt
I agree. Here is my personal description of my specimen:
Impact melt breccia. Highly weathered, cut endpiece. A dark-brown bridge
of impact melt separates two round clasts having a lighter brown color.
Several melt veins originating at the melt bridge traverse the larger
clast which is besprinkled with countless, minute + two somewhat larger
FeNi specks. In the smaller clast, the melt material is not veiny but
Received on Fri 23 Nov 2001 04:43:57 PM PST