[meteorite-list] Introduction and question
From: Michael Mulgrew <mikestang_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:19:47 -0700
Although I'm far from an "expert", they look terrestrial to me, see
Michael in so. Cal.
On Sat, Aug 30, 2014 at 8:51 AM, Jan Marius Evang via Meteorite-list
<meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> I got hooked on meteorites by following Prof Mike Brown's coursera
> course. After this I started watching ebay and reading what I could
> I don't really know where I'm going with this hobby but I have aquired
> a lot of small meteorite samples, and I have ordered a microscope, at
> least. I also tried to cut open an "unknown nwa" meteorite with a
> rough tile-saw and could clearly see metal specks at least.
> The question:
> A friend of mine tells me that there are a lot of rocks that look like
> meteorites to be found in the area where he lives, and the story is
> that they are remains of an old volcano. The school's science teacher
> cut one open and decided it was Pyrite.
> A google search really gave me nothing except this facebook page, what
> is the feeling of the experts about this?
> I'd also be happy for other advice in the direction of my new hobby.
> Jan Marius Evang
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Received on Sat 30 Aug 2014 07:19:47 PM PDT