[meteorite-list] Re: New Lunar? New Continent
From: Mikestockj_at_aol.com <Mikestockj_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Nov 4 15:15:49 2004
Just wanted to let the word out about the new possible Lunar meteorite. It is
a 3200 gram beauty from.........and no it is not the dry deserts of Africa or
Antarctica..... a little hint it's the first North American Lunar.....drum
roll please....Colorado. How exciting is that. I guess it is good/lucky to be in
Colorado (two achondrites in one year).
It is from Granada near Lamar for all of you Coloradans. That would be the
south eastern side of the state near Kansas for everybody else or about 200
miles SE of Denver.
Again it is only a possible Lunar.....but I'll keep you posted.
I have included an abstract to the upcoming Geological Society of America
meeting in Denver about the meteorite.
PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF A NEW ACHONDRITE (MARE BASALT?) OF POSSIBLE LUNAR
ORIGIN FROM NEAR GRANADA, COLORADO, USA
Time to go hunt......anyone want to go. Oops I'm half way there. :)
Mike Jensen IMCA 4264
Bill Jensen IMCA 2359
16730 E Ada PL
Aurora, CO 80017-3137
Received on Thu 04 Nov 2004 03:15:44 PM PST