[meteorite-list] large iron meteorite as movie prop?

From: tracy latimer <daistiho_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:21:28 +0000
Message-ID: <SNT120-W374C1C3504B67E36B36BC4CA380_at_phx.gbl>

Well, of course in the most recent Superman movie, Lex Luthor broke into a museum to steal a Kryptonite meteorite.? I remember reading the case label and thinking "EL6?? Are they sure it's not a pallasite?"

Tracy Latimer

> Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2012 16:24:23 -0800
> From: drtanuki at yahoo.com
> To: meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com
> Subject: [meteorite-list] large iron meteorite as movie prop?
> List, I think that I have found a meteorite used as a movie prop in the movie "Hostage" starring Bruce Willis. It appears to be a large iron meteorite. Campos?
> scene timestamp starts at 1:21:16
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-svBgM03q0
> Does anyone know the backstory and which meteorite it is? Anyone know of any other Hollywood movies that use meteorites as props? Please answer on list as other members may be interested as well.
> Thank you. Dirk Ross...Tokyo
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Received on Thu 27 Dec 2012 01:21:28 PM PST

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