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Meteorites and grains of sand older than our Sun

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#1 Dick Lipke

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 04:44 PM

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130422111246.htm

#2 Ira

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 11:51 PM

Aren't Murchison and Tagish Lake similarly endowed?

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 12:13 AM

Hi Ira,

It is a long standing belief that meteorites won't contain quartz. Now quartz has been found, albeit in minute quantities. When I think of pre-solar grains in meteorites I think of diamonds. Only in meteorites are diamonds more plentiful than quartz.

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 04:43 PM

" 'Cause meteorites are a girl's best friend."

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#5 Dick Lipke

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 04:58 PM

Hi Ira,

It is a long standing belief that meteorites won't contain quartz. Now quartz has been found, albeit in minute quantities. When I think of pre-solar grains in meteorites I think of diamonds. Only in meteorites are diamonds more plentiful than quartz.

Peter

My entire fortune are diamonds made of quartz.


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