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Martin Martinček: Michelangelo:1965 - 1966

Martin Martinček: Michelangelo:1965 - 1966

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#Marsmeteorites ...USA #ghjohn93 #IMCA

METEORITE HUNTING: General Information, Tips, Metal Detectors & Accessories Required

Meteorite Hunting: General Information, Tips, Metal Detectors & Accessories Required, page 35

A CLASSIC EXAMPLE OF THE QUINTESSENTIAL AMERICAN METEORITE. | Lot #53313 | Heritage Auctions

A CLASSIC EXAMPLE OF THE QUINTESSENTIAL AMERICAN METEORITE. | Lot #53313 | Heritage Auctions

Qarabawi’s Charm, an iron camel’s charm pendant, made entirely of meteoric material from a meteor discovered in Wabar Crater, 1863. Used by a nomadic Bedu  to ward off evil,

Qarabawi’s Charm, an iron camel’s charm pendant, made entirely of meteoritic material from a meteor discovered in Used by a nomadic Egyptian tribe to ward off evil, the pendant is now housed at the Smithsonian Museum.

Lunaite - lunar breccia (NW Africa 8586 Meteorite).This Moon rock has been classified as a "lunar feldspathic fragmental breccia": a poor lithologic label.All breccias have fragments so "fragmental breccia" is uninformative, unnecessary, & redundant.Also the dominant clast type isn't feldspar, it's anorthosite, a coarsely-crystalline textured, intrusive igneous rock dominated by the mineral anorthite.Some clasts are basalt from lunar lowlands.The anorthosite clasts come from the lunar…

Lunaite - lunar breccia (NW Africa 8586 Meteorite).This Moon rock has been classified as a "lunar feldspathic fragmental breccia": a poor lithologic label.All breccias have fragments so "fragmental breccia" is uninformative, unnecessary, & redundant.Also the dominant clast type isn't feldspar, it's anorthosite, a coarsely-crystalline textured, intrusive igneous rock dominated by the mineral anorthite.Some clasts are basalt from lunar lowlands.The anorthosite clasts come from the lunar…

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Types of Meteorites: Iron, Stoney, Stony-Iron, Lunar, Martian

1.55 gram NorthWest Africa NWA 7831 Diogenite Meteorite as found 14mm fragment

1.55 gram NorthWest Africa NWA 7831 Diogenite Meteorite as found 14mm fragment

gram NorthWest Africa NWA 7831 Diogenite Meteorite as found fragment

cartoon tree face | photo by Tomek Mackowiak on flickr

cartoon tree face | photo by Tomek Mackowiak on flickr

When picturing a meteorite, we generally think of it as something that’s jagged with a rough texture. Reddit user Isai76, however, recently shared something unexpected - a polished meteorite! In addition to the photo, fellow Redditor fewthe3rd explained what makes this polished piece so special. It’s technically a pallasitic meteorite, and the green-yellow transparent minerals are called olivine, which composes most of the upper mantle of the Earth. The metallic parts are an iron-nickel…

It’s technically a pallasitic meteorite, and the green-yellow transparent minerals are called olivine, which composes most of the upper mantle of the Earth. The metallic parts are an iron-nickel alloy.

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Why Is This Rock Worth $400,000?  - PopularMechanics.com

Why Is This Rock Worth $400,000?

Meteorite hunters risk prison and even death to find money from the sky, in the form of rare space rocks that are older than the Earth itself.

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