[meteorite-list] Smallest Meteorite

From: Alan Rubin <aerubin_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 15:59:03 -0800
Message-ID: <AFE9276581E14932A989375FC21CE667_at_igpp.ucla.edu>

As Jeff Grossman uncovered, the smallest object named byu the NMomenclature
Committee is Y 8333 which weighs 12 mg. It corresponds to a particle about
2 mm in diameter.

Alan Rubin
Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
University of California
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e-mail: aerubin at ucla.edu
website: http://cosmochemists.igpp.ucla.edu/Rubin.html

----- Original Message -----
From: "Anne Black" <impactika at aol.com>
To: <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 3:49 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] Smallest Meteorite

> Hello,
> This question came up on another forum.
> What is the smallest meteorite known? And I mean: still recognizable
> (classifiable) as a meteorite.
> And no, I am not talking about the highly questionable micrometeorites
> supposedly found in gutters.
> I am sure one of you will know the answer!!
> Thanks.
> Anne M. Black
> www.IMPACTIKA.com
> IMPACTIKA at aol.com
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