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Meteorite care question 3 Replies

Started by Evan Walsh in General Topics. Last reply by Michael Mulgrew 18 hours ago.

Woman vs Meteorite 1 Reply

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Carl Patzer Dec 3.

The Mystery of Antarctica's Missing Meteorites 6 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Charlie Devine Nov 30.

Oregon fireball

Started by Erik in Meteorite Hunting Nov 22.

Another one 4 Replies

Started by Yaakov perets in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Michael Mulgrew Nov 21.

Meteorite ? 2 Replies

Started by Yaakov perets in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Craig Moody Nov 20.

Roll Call - Please comment 48 Replies

Started by Craig Moody in General Topics. Last reply by Evan Walsh Nov 19.

Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only 2154 Replies

Started by Geoff Notkin in Learn About Meteorites. Last reply by Craig Moody Nov 14.

Beepin' in Franconia 3 Replies

Started by Michael Mulgrew in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Carl Patzer Nov 7.

Meteorite Magnetic Levitation - No Magnet!

Started by Gabriel Joachim in General Topics Oct 13.

New Mexico Meteorite Maps 6 Replies

Started by Jansen Lyons in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Charlie Devine Oct 11.

Where did everyone go? 23 Replies

Started by Craig Moody in General Topics. Last reply by Ian Macleod Sep 4.

Meteorite in Germany

Started by Max in Meteorite Hunting Aug 27.

Canadian Fireball a Probable Fall 5 Replies

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Keith Nakonechny Aug 15.

Holbrook 107th Anniversary 3 Replies

Started by Michael Mulgrew in Meteorite Hunting. Last reply by Bernd Pauli Jul 28.

Ancient Meteorite Strike Near Florida

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics Jul 24.

That's Not Gold, It's a Meteorite! 1 Reply

Started by Charlie Devine in General Topics. Last reply by Michael Mulgrew Jul 18.

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Michael Mulgrew replied to Evan Walsh's discussion Meteorite care question
"Cleaning it and putting it away with dessicant will help it last the longest, but the sad fact with many iron meteorites is that they will rust here on Earth.  Gibeon tends to be pretty stable, so it doesn't sound like you're in…"
18 hours ago
Evan Walsh replied to Evan Walsh's discussion Meteorite care question
"Do I need to treat the meteorite right away to prevent further rust growth or will it be fine?"
20 hours ago
Michael Mulgrew replied to Evan Walsh's discussion Meteorite care question
"Rubbing alcohol will not remove rust, CLR will but it's not goopy; it's a liquid.  Use a very small amount of CLR on a qtip and rub gently to remove surface rust.  Rinse with pure isopropyl alcohol (90%+) and let air dry. …"
20 hours ago
Evan Walsh posted a discussion

Meteorite care question

I have a 2 mm sphere cut of the gibeon meteorite. Because I havent been tracking its appearance, I don't know if these are new, but there are some brownish spots which I suspect are rust. Its a cool specimen so I don't want it getting destroyed, but specimen itself was around only $50 and it is theoretically replaceable, so I am weighing whether I want to go all out to preserve it. I don't care if there are a few rust spots here and there since I can still clearly see those neat widmanstatten…See More
Saturday
Carl Patzer posted a discussion

First Detection of Sugars in Meteorites Gives Clues to Origin of Life

For those of you who have a piece of Murchison or NWA 801, or if you don't, another cool reason to get one, take a look at this:https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/goddard/2019/sugars-in-meteoritesSee More
Dec 3
Carl Patzer replied to Charlie Devine's discussion Woman vs Meteorite
"Great article. Have a frag of that fall. Thanks for the share,Charlie. :)"
Dec 3
Charlie Devine replied to Charlie Devine's discussion The Mystery of Antarctica's Missing Meteorites
"The great Antarctica iron meteorite hunt is about to be underway: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-50549855"
Nov 30
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Nov 30
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