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Graham Macleod commented on Ian Macleod's photo
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Update! its now a Dar el Kahal, an H5-6

"Great name Ian, And as you predicted it was a H class :) Dad"
1 hour ago
Graham Macleod commented on Craig Moody's photo
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Gao-Guenie

"Great features on your Goa Craig! Good results for a 95.5kb photo M8. Cheers"
1 hour ago
Graham Macleod commented on Carl Patzer's photo
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Estherville (Mesosiderite A3/4) Fell in Iowa,May 10, 1879 (3.1 gm part slice)

"A great Mesosiderite Carl, Anne is right about your piece as I can see a nice lot of olivine along the top. I haven't got one of these beauties yet but hopefully in time :)"
1 hour ago
Carl Patzer commented on Carl Patzer's photo
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Estherville (Mesosiderite A3/4) Fell in Iowa,May 10, 1879 (3.1 gm part slice)

"Thanks,Anne. It is quite attractive for a mesosiderite,esp. back-lit. I hadn't looked at it in a while! Cheers :)"
2 hours ago
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chris brailo replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"Forgive me Anne i guess i wasn't very clear nor my pics.but i was asking about a shocked induced melt vein, not where to find gold, but thanks anyway i'm sure you meant well. I found the answer thanks again for the inspiration. chris"
3 hours ago
Michael Mulgrew replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"It looks more like weathering along a crack than a vein to me, probably turned black for the same reason the outside of the rock did."
4 hours ago
Anne M. Black replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"Yes, they are plenty of examples of veins of all kinds going thru all kinds of Earth rocks. In the Rockies, you often see veins of white quartz thru pegmatite. Another example: when the first prospectors came to the area 150 years ago, they…"
5 hours ago
chris brailo replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"Hi Anne, i was wondering if it was a shocked vein would that mean it is a meteorite? or do we find samples on earth. thanks  chris"
5 hours ago
chris brailo replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"thanks Anne for clearing that up. chris"
5 hours ago
Anne M. Black commented on Carl Patzer's photo
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Estherville (Mesosiderite A3/4) Fell in Iowa,May 10, 1879 (3.1 gm part slice)

"Yes, Michael, I have more Estherville, it is one of my favorites because it can be full of surprises, if you look at it very carefully in front of a strong light you can see tiny little crystals of olivine, and they usually are green. Just like on…"
6 hours ago
Bryan Owens replied to Bryan Owens's discussion Weaubleau Impact Crater
"Hey Guys thanks for your help, I am still new to this so I am trying to gather information about this area... I realize that the area is an very old impact crater, thats why i asked if anyone has searched this area before..."
6 hours ago
 

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