[meteorite-list] Tulia (a)

From: Martin Horejsi <martinh_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:49:01 2004
Message-ID: <B7CE5852.201A%martinh_at_isu.edu>

Hi Frank,

I think you are correct about the possible mix-up, but I believe that was
straightened out a while ago. I vaguely remember it being with one of the
Seagraves stones. Blaine Reed is the person to ask.

I got a nice slice of Tulia (a) a while ago because it contains a large
black inclusion that I assume is carbonaceous. Also, in my personal
catalogue, I have Tulia (a) listed as an H5, but I don't know where that
came from, but probably again from Blaine.



on 9/19/01 12:55 PM, FRANK B CRESSY at fcressy_at_prodigy.net wrote:

> Hello all,
> Looking for a little help. I recently acquired a thin section of Tulia (a)
> which is classified in the COM as a brecciated H3/4. It is being sold as
> this from several dealers. Under the scope, however, it appears my Tulia (a)
> is a higher petrographic grade than a 3 or 4. The chondrule boundaries
> aren't very sharp and everything appears somewhat recrystallized.
> After looking at the thin section, I vaguely remembered reading somewhere
> that Tulia (a) might have been misclassified due to a mix-up with another
> meteorite. Am I correct in remembering this and if so, does anyone know the
> correct classification?
> Thanks for your help.
> Frank
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Received on Wed 19 Sep 2001 04:12:34 PM PDT

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