[meteorite-list] The incredible blob in NWA 4019 (was Secret Ad)

From: Martin Altmann <altmann_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon Feb 6 17:59:04 2006
Message-ID: <00f301c62b70$797ffbc0$451cfea9_at_ns279>


I tried that yahoo-photo thing and loaded up some photos of the ominous
inclusion in NWA 4019.

(I hope it works).
NWA 4019 in general is a truely uncommon eucrite.
It comes in the familiar polymict Millbillillie guise, but has very
much pure iron inside, sometimes in large needle-shaped inclusions in the
Must be the most metal-rich HED found until now.

While cutting Stefan Ralew found this incredible inclusion, iron mantleing
some cores
of troilite.
Don't ask me, how that came into an eucrite like that.
I could understand such an inclusion in a surface breccia, like in a
howardite or in these howardite like eucrite breccias, but in such an
eucrite? For me a riddle.

I guess the remaining slice will be gone now (I'm still waiting on the
So Hanno Strufe will be the only person, who has some NWA 4019 left for

So hurry up, he has also some smaller cuts, before they are gone.
His email: H63Strufe_at_aol.com

It's absolute amazing material and we should stay tuned, what NWA 4019 will
give for results in future!

Received on Mon 06 Feb 2006 05:55:49 PM PST

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