[meteorite-list] Mundrabilla bandwidth

From: Bernd Pauli HD <bernd.pauli_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:49:02 2004
Message-ID: <3BADF6D9.B83D95E6_at_lehrer1.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de>

Hello All!

While browsing and enjoying Martin's Global Collection gallery, I
chanced upon Ginger's beautiful, roundish Mundrabilla slice (diameter
about 1 inch I presume). Although I've been collecting meteorites for
almost 20 years, I have never seen cut and polished Mundrabilla slices.
Many years ago, I bought a similar specimen from the Zeitschels, but, as
I said before, I've never had the possibility to compare mine to someone
else's. According to Buchwald (p. 858) its bandwidth should be 0.55 ±
0.10 mm, which is in accordance with what my specimen shows. The
Widmanstätten pattern of Ginger's specimen looks quite a bit coarser to
me. If anyone has cut and polished Mundrabilla material, I would
appreciate your comparative comments.

Best wishes,

Received on Sun 23 Sep 2001 10:51:05 AM PDT

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