[meteorite-list] Introducing NWA 8534 - the 1st CM1/2 Ever Offered For Sale

From: Ruben Garcia <rubengarcia85382_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:03:35 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJet4mNpa4fDGB787UFmR+rQQTf7ei3Y7vNHer8fnL-S6JG0EA_at_mail.gmail.com>

Hi All,

Regarding this meteorite - THANK YOU ALL FOR EMAILING

Crusted specimens are sold out except for maybe one or two. I will
have a few more tomorrow that are about the same size and price.
Phoenix is rainy today so I can't take photos until tomorrow....sorry.

On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 9:07 AM, Ruben Garcia
<rubengarcia85382 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good Morning Met-list,
> Today I'm Introducing the only CM1/2 ever offered for sale!
> http://www.mrmeteorite.com/nwa8534cm12.htm
> NWA 8534 (CM1/2) Carbonaceous Meteorite
> http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?sea=NWA+8534&sfor=names&ants=&falls=&valids=&stype=contains&lrec=50&map=ge&browse=&country=All&srt=name&categ=All&mblist=All&rect=&phot=&snew=0&pnt=Normal%20table&code=60867
> Here is one of the rarest carbonaceous meteorites ever found. This
> ultra-cool meteorite is classified as a CM1/2 - it's a type of
> carbonaceous meteorite that has NEVER been found outside of Antarctica
> and therefor never before offered for sale.
> Although this small stone (under 100 grams) is very fresh it was
> already broken into small fragments when found. The obvious reason is
> because it is very friable - much like Orgueil and Ivuna (CI1) -and is
> probably the reason for the rarity of such meteorites.
> Special thanks to Dr Carl Agee and Dr Karen Ziegler (UNM) for their
> persistence in what was probably not an easy classification.
> Fragments are very light weight and so even small pieces look huge.
> I've already sold to several Museums/Universities that will continue
> to study this rare meteorite.
> http://www.mrmeteorite.com/nwa8534cm12.htm
> --
> Rock On!
> Ruben Garcia
> http://www.MrMeteorite.com

Rock On!
Ruben Garcia
Received on Wed 17 Sep 2014 03:03:35 PM PDT

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