[meteorite-list] Re: Down Under Connection (0ff topic delete) hunting Apex Chert

From: Robert Verish <bolidechaser_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue Aug 10 02:20:35 2004
Message-ID: <20040810062010.39135.qmail_at_web51708.mail.yahoo.com>

Hey Dave!

Another characteristic that links Apex Chert and
ALH84001 is the controversy surrounding them, and
their claim to having evidence for microfossils.
Bob V.

"earliest life?"
... The oldest well dated and well preserved
microsfossils were described by JW Schopf from the
Apex Chert at Marble Bar, Western Australia. ...

Astrobiology Magazine
... described 3.5 billion-year-old specimens from
Western Australia as fossilized ... The Apex Chert
microfossils (above) formed in association with hot
fluids near a hot springs...

[RTF] Earth's Oldest Fossils Reverse Course
By: David Tenenbaum
... fresh debate, [but that]while Lowe may be correct
about some of the South African dikes, he appears to
be mistaken about the Apex chert in Western Australia.

[meteorite-list] Down Under Connection (0ff topic
delete) hunting Apex Chert
David Freeman dfreeman at fascination.com
Mon Aug 9 21:38:52 EDT 2004

As an added note: Apex Chert has some of the same mico
fossils as ALH84001 !!!! Not as off topic as I once
DF (who could use a good head soaking)

David Freeman wrote:

> Dear List;
> Please forgive my off topic request.
> I seek an Australian person who could offer any
> information on my acquiring Apex Chert from Western
> Australia. Apex Chert is the oldest fossil
> From Earth at 3.5 BYO.
> Any help/suggestions would be welcomed...minus,
> of course, soaking my head......
> Best,
> Dave Freeman mjwy
> ______________________________________________
Received on Tue 10 Aug 2004 02:20:09 AM PDT

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