[meteorite-list] Re-2: Blue Salt Crystals
From: AL Mitorling <mittmet51_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:32:02 -0500
Hi Bernd and all,
Your right Bernd, the Camel Sweat story does go with the EL Hammami
Meteorite. No doubt other many specimens have been packed out by camels
Good to see you on the list Bernd!
On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 9:21 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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