[meteorite-list] Re: First Italian Ataxite-Hot vs Cold

From: Frank Cressy <fcressy_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:48:09 2004
Message-ID: <000a01c14aea$b74d8c80$0335ff3f_at_pavilion>

Hi Elton and all,
I didn't read that it was seen falling; only that it was hot when it was
picked up. I've picked up many a piece of iron or steel that has been lying
out in the hot California sun and many were certainly too hot to handle,
especially the dark pieces!!

----- Original Message -----
From: EL Jones <jonee_at_epix.net>
To: Matteo Chinellato <mcomemeteorite2000_at_yahoo.it>
Cc: Meteoritecentral <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 5:19 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] Re: First Italian Ataxite-Hot vs Cold

> So....we have one of the first credible eyewitness reports of a hot
meteorite immediately upon landing.... and as surmised it was an iron!
> I am back after a lengthy computer rebuild...(for what it is worth)..
> Warm Regards to Everyone--You have been missed!
> Elton
> <SNIP>( Pavia ) walking behind his oxen he saw, lyng on the surface of a
new furrow
> > aside, a " black heavy stone with metallic lustre ".
> > He said he picked it from the field to closer examine
> > it, and had to drop it immediately because of its high
> > temperature. <snip>
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Received on Mon 01 Oct 2001 10:34:07 PM PDT

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