[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
Message-ID: <031020041740.27252.47d3_at_comcast.net>

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
> 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]
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> 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>
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Received on Wed 10 Mar 2004 12:40:57 PM PST

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