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Friday, 21 December 2012

California meteorite a scientific gold mine

California meteorite a scientific gold mine

Meteorite fragments found in El Dorado County excite
scientists, Sacramento Bee, December 21, 2012
http://www.sacbee.com/2012/12/21/5069221/meteorite-fragments-found-in-el.html

California meteorite a scientific gold mine (Sutter’s Mill
rock preserves rare, fresh material from outer space)
by Alexandra Witzem, Science News, December 21, 2012
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/347199/description/California_meteorite_a_scientific_gold_mine
and http://www.seti.org/node/1542

Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Meteorites, Astrobiology
http://www.astrobio.net/pressrelease/5235/partly-cloudy-with-a-chance-of-meteorites

Western University astronomers part of massive NASA
meteorite discovery at Sutter's Mill, Western University
http://spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=39599

The paper is:

Jenniskens, P., and others, 2012, Radar-enabled recovery
of the Sutter’s Mill meteorite, a carbonaceous chondrite
regolith breccia. Science. vol. 338, p. 1583-1587
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/338/6114/1583.full

best wishes,

Paul H.