[meteorite-list] Re-2: Blue Salt Crystals
From: Bob King <nightsky55_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 08:52:31 -0600
I think Bernd's correct - that would be El Hammami.
On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 8:21 AM, Bernd V. Pauli via Meteorite-list <
meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> Hi Paul, AL, and List,
> AL wrote:
> > The blue halide crystals were found early on in Zag. I believe they
> > were found in other meteorites (Monahans, Tx?) but information has a
> > way of finding it's way back into the public eye.
> Correct! The Monahans (H5) and Zag (H3-6) meteorites are the only
> meteorites known to contain *liquid* water. The water was found in
> salt crystals inside the meteorites.
> Monahans (1998) contains contains blue crystals of halite (NaCl)
> and sylvite (KCl).*
> *GIBSON Jr. E.K. et al. (1998) Monahans (1998) H5 chondrite: An unusual
> meteorite fall with extraterrestrial halite and sylvite (Meteoritics 33-4,
> 1998, A057).
> AL also wrote:
> > Yes, they were packed out by camel and the
> > camel sweat story was a part of the story.
> Doesn't the camel sweat story belong to El Hammami (H5)???
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