[meteorite-list] terrestrial ages of finds ?

From: Prof. Zelimir Gabelica Université de Haute Alsace ENSCMu, <zelimir.gabelica_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:37:12 +0200
Message-ID: <20131010103712.f5o1k0k3l28gk8ws_at_www.mail.uha.fr>

List experts,

Does any kind of compilation exist giving the terrestrial ages
(experimentally determined) of FINDS, in particuler concerning NWAs or
finds from hot deserts ?

Thanks for sharing any kind of info on this.

Kind regards,

Prof. Zelimir Gabelica
Universit? de Haute Alsace
3, Rue A. Werner,
F-68093 Mulhouse Cedex, France
Tel: +33 (0)3 89 33 68 94
Adam Hupe <raremeteorites at yahoo.com> a ?crit?:
> I will not debate the legacy of Antarctic meteorites.? They have had  
> a wonderful history and their contribution to? science has been  
> invaluable.? Most researchers are sample oriented and are not biased  
> by find location but there are still a few that cling to legacy.?  
> Antarctica had a a two decade plus head start in the abstract/paper  
> queue so naturally there are more documents.? Ten years ago, maybe  
> one in ten papers were on hot desert finds. Now, I estimate about  
> 50%.? At this rate, as very important samples from NWA and other  
> deserts enter the queue, it will not be long before these finds  
> handily overtake Antarctica by a wide margin in the business of  
> science.
> In other words; There is not enough material coming out of  
> Antarctica anymore to reverse the current trend which favors the hot  
> desert meteorites for research material in the future.
> Adam
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