[meteorite-list] Brazil National Museum Completely Gutted by Fire
From: Jeff Kuyken <info_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2018 15:11:05 +0000 (UTC)
Truely a sad day for Brazil and all however the Bendego meteorite has at least survived:
Jeff KuykenMeteorites Australiawww.meteorites.com.auIMCA #3085www.imca.cc
On Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 11:54 PM +1000, "Michael Farmer via Meteorite-list" <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
Absolutely a tragedy for all humanity. Massive collections of historical items.
> On Sep 3, 2018, at 10:07 AM, Paul via Meteorite-list wrote:
> Inferno at Brazil's National Museum causes 'irreparable'
> damage and grief By Claudia Dominguez, Flora Charner
> and Holly Yan, CNN, September 3, 2018
> Brazil National Museum fire: Key treasures at risk, BBC News
> Brazil museum fire: Funding cuts blamed as icon is gutted, BBC News
> Among the 20 million items presumed lost are a Maxakalisaurus
> skeleton, 11,500 year-old Luzia remains, Pompeii fresco, and
> countless Pre-Columbian artifacts. The museum contains a
> meteorite collection, which includes the Bendeg? Meteorite.
> Luzia Woman
> Bendeg? Meteorite
> Paul H.
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