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#1 hfjacinto

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 01:38 PM

I got rocks... space rocks :)

I just put in my order for a small set of very nice meteorites from Galatic Stone. Mike was awesome to work with.

I can't wait to get them. I will post pictures after Christmas.

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 11:00 AM

Can't wait to see them!

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 11:05 AM

We like rocks! :lol:

Can't wait to see your goodies, Helder!

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 02:28 PM

I can't open my gift till Christmas and then I need to act surprised, but I saw a couple of others I liked, I may do a Paul and if they are available may get 2 large samples.

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 06:35 PM

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 07:22 PM

Fuuny thing is, I knew Helder seemed familiar from someplace outside of Facebook, but I couldn't place where.

Now I know, it's Cloudy Nights! :foreheadslap:

I guess it's a symptom of how much time I have been spending on Facebook, and how little I have been on CN lately. :lol:

Helder - I'm gonna hook you up. :)

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 08:53 PM

Michael,

I think I have a disease :) I am in love with Meteorites, I blame Paul G. and you!

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 06:41 PM

They are starting to come in, this is the first Meteorite I ever purchased, got it from Galatic Stone. Its an unclassified NWA. It weighs around 15 grams.

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 06:42 PM

At NEAF I picked up a second, this a Canyon Diablo.

Its small.

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 06:43 PM

This is my first really nice one, its a Pallasite, its a Brenham, it weighs ~ 14 Grams.

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 06:44 PM

Backlight.

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 06:44 PM

And the finger holding it up in the light. Its a beautiful piece.

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 06:48 PM

The 1st 2 I already had, the first one that I purchased was the Pallasite. I have an order coming in with several more. I am excited.

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 08:23 PM

Sweet!

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 12:26 AM

These are beautiful, especially the Pallasite!

You're a lost soul now, Helder!

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 02:05 PM

A better image outside. I got the Pallasite from KDMeteorites.com.

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 04:39 PM

Some are starting to come in.

Here is the first, its a Canyon Diablo, 249 Grams. It was polished.

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 04:39 PM

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 04:41 PM

Next is a Silicated Campo Del Cielo, the pictures don't do it justice. Its a 123 Gram end cut. First showing the crust.

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 04:42 PM

The matrix is just beautiful.

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 04:45 PM

My current collection of 3 new meteorites. All these were acquired from http://www.kdmeteorites.com/ (just wanted to drop a shout out, as Dana and Keith were great to deal with).

I went nuts and ordered some more, so hopefully by January the collection will grow. I also have nice samples coming from Mike @ http://www.galactic-stone.com/ those should be coming in tomorrow.

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 06:29 PM

My current collection of 3 new meteorites. All these were acquired from http://www.kdmeteorites.com/ (just wanted to drop a shout out, as Dana and Keith were great to deal with).

I went nuts and ordered some more, so hopefully by January the collection will grow. I also have nice samples coming from Mike @ http://www.galactic-stone.com/ those should be coming in tomorrow.


Now, how beautiful are they? Nice acquisitions (books included), Helder. Keep sharing with us.

p.s. Where is your unclassified and the other Canyon Diablo?

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 08:43 PM

Hi Davio,

My son took the other meteorites. He wants them in his room.

The Campo is incredible. It really is beautiful as is the Pallasite. I'll post more as soon as I get them, I am going to order some smaller Riker cases and put each specimen into a Riker case.

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 08:20 AM

Hi Davio,

My son took the other meteorites. He wants them in his room.

The Campo is incredible. It really is beautiful as is the Pallasite. I'll post more as soon as I get them, I am going to order some smaller Riker cases and put each specimen into a Riker case.


Make sure you keep us informed on your new meteorites. It's very inspirational and encouraging to us all.

Davio R.

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 09:56 AM

Dario,

I went crazy and pretty much purchased a whole set with iron slices and stonies. I also got a set of riker boxes to display my samples, a cm cube, dehumidifier and loupe. I also got Mike order in yesterday and they are beautiful. I'll post those after Chistmas.






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