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

From: EL Jones <jonee_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:48:09 2004
Message-ID: <3BB96B46.1FB156DC_at_epix.net>

Hello All, Frank:
I surmised that it was freshly fallen in that it was in a "fresh furrow"--So it
was fresh to the tune of however long it took his oxen to plow one pass(circut)
of his field.

If they plow in Italy the way they plow here in the US.....

Frank Cressy wrote:

> 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!!
> Regards,
> Frank
Received on Tue 02 Oct 2001 03:22:49 AM PDT

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