[meteorite-list] Astrobleme / Meteorite search in Namibia

From: Bob King <nightsky55_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:30:04 -0500
Message-ID: <CAG5KyVmaZOYtg7QyL5mxQdAZsKUq=Mw2PUk4ErePMat6z_QGBQ_at_mail.gmail.com>

Interesting stuff but I believe he's a bit off by calling the huge
Hoba iron-nickel meteorite (and other Hoba-like material he believes
is nearby) fragments from a comet. This stuff comes from asteroids.

On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:47 AM, E.P. Grondine via Meteorite-list
<meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> Hi all -
> Two interesting hypotheses:
> http://expeditiongranted.nationalgeographic.com/project/seeking-massive-meteorites-in-namibia/
> First, as to comet composition. Second, as to comet impact rates.
> If these are true, then the same phenomemon will be seen on other planets, by the general principles of accretion.
> The National Geographic Society steps in where NASA and the NSF failed to act.
> As many of you know, my own work dealt mainly with recent impacts, and not older geological ones.
> E.P. Grondine
> Man and Impact in the Americas
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Received on Fri 19 Sep 2014 12:30:04 PM PDT

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