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

From: FRANK B CRESSY <fcressy_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:48:09 2004
Message-ID: <002901c14b58$76390c60$6235ff3f_at_g10fb>

Hello Elton, Matteo and all,

I assumed just the opposite! I figured it had been plowed up, probably
because in it's surface was described as being "severely altered". Also it
was found at 3pm in the afternoon. Maybe though, the alteration (I'm
assuming rust) occurred between 1960 when it was found and 1974 when it was
Too bad it didn't hit and barbecue the oxen ;-)

----- Original Message -----
From: EL Jones <jonee_at_epix.net>
To: Frank Cressy <fcressy_at_prodigy.net>
Cc: Meteoritecentral <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2001 12:22 AM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Re: First Italian Ataxite-Hot vs Cold

> 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
> of his field.
> If they plow in Italy the way they plow here in the US.....
> Elton
> 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
> > out in the hot California sun and many were certainly too hot to handle,
> > especially the dark pieces!!
> > Regards,
> > Frank
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Received on Tue 02 Oct 2001 11:39:43 AM PDT

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