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#1 AFAdrenaline

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 09:27 PM

So I realize this is a bit of a superficial question, but to be fair, I am relatively new at meteorite collecting (mostly micromounts at this point). Anyways, most of the meteorites labels are straight forward. However, I have a tiny sample of Dhofar 081 (lunar specimen), NWA 2626 (martian specimen) and tatahouine (possible connection to 4-vesta). As such, I was going to make placards for each of their origins but then I have the following options:

Lunar, Martian, Vestian (?)
or
Moon, Mars, Vesta

I prefer Lunar and Marian, but Vestian sounds... well... weird. and of course, Lunar, Martian and Vesta would look odd. Just curious of how anyone else has addressed this. :question:

#2 peter scherff

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 04:34 AM

Hi Nick,

How about Vestal? If it was good enough for the virgins it should be good enough for our rocks. : )

Peter






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