[meteorite-list] Fwd: New Issue: Fossil Meteorites
From: star-bits_at_comcast.net <star-bits_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:48 2004
Hello Elton and all
Thanks for posting this. I had heard about these fossil meteorites before, but always thought they were small millimeter sized objects. It was impressive seing pieces several centimeters across mixed in with the fossils.
-- Eric Olson ELKK Meteorites http://www.star-bits.com > Interesting science effort on ID of fossil meteorites and meteorite flux > in the Devonian 480 million years ago. > > Elton > > Announcement from Planetary Science Research Discoveries [PSRD] > <http://www.psrd.hawaii.edu> > > New this month: Tiny Traces of a Big Asteroid Breakup > > Fossil meteorites and chromite grains record a hundred-fold increase in > the number of meteorites that fell 480 million years ago compared to the > meteorite influx today. > > Full story at <http://www.psrd.hawaii.edu/Mar04/fossilMeteorites.html> > > PSRD is an educational site sharing the latest research on meteorites, > planets, and other solar system bodies being made by NASA-sponsored > scientists. The web site is sponsored by the Cosmochemistry Program > (CCP) at NASA's Office of Space Science and by Hawaii Space Grant > Consortium. > ========================================================= > You are subscribed to the PSRD secured mailing list. > This is a free service. We never send attachments. > > For additional information about this subscription, please visit: > <http://www.psrd.hawaii.edu/PSRDsubscribe.html> > Linda Martel (808)956-6322 (fax) > PSRD, University of Hawaii > psrd_at_higp.hawaii.edu > > > > > ______________________________________________ > Meteorite-list mailing list > Meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com > http://www.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/meteorite-listReceived on Wed 10 Mar 2004 12:40:57 PM PST