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hfjacinto
I think he's got it!
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Reged: 01/12/09

Loc: Land of clouds and LP
Glorieta Mountain Siderite new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5122124 - 03/14/12 03:12 PM Attachment (30 downloads)

Name: Glorieta Mountain Siderite

Type: Iron
Group: Siderite
Structural Classification: Pallasite, PMG-an
Location Found: Glorieta Mountain, New Mexico
Size: 9.7 Grams

The Glorieta was found by Ruben Garcia (you can read all about it here ). I purchased this specimen from Ruben (along with several others including the Odesa, Toluca, Seycham, Mundrabilia). While not a Pallasite, it is a really nice looking piece. It looks like the head of Ram.


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hfjacinto
I think he's got it!
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Reged: 01/12/09

Loc: Land of clouds and LP
Glorieta Mountain Siderite new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5122129 - 03/14/12 03:13 PM Attachment (25 downloads)

Showing other side.

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hfjacinto
I think he's got it!
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Reged: 01/12/09

Loc: Land of clouds and LP
Future Acquisitions new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5123981 - 03/15/12 02:44 PM

I have a small (46 gram) Sikhote Alin coming in, this is not a fragment, it has nice regoliths. After that I don't have anything on order.

I was thinking a Franconia Iron (its a H Type and only 1, the Franconia is available) but they are small. Or maybe an Imilac fragment. Maybe a kilo Campo? Maybe a Gujba.....

So many specimens, so little money

Any recommendations?

Edited by hfjacinto (03/15/12 02:49 PM)


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hfjacinto
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Reged: 01/12/09

Loc: Land of clouds and LP
Glorieta Mountain not a Siderite new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5125465 - 03/16/12 12:55 PM

I took the Glorieta under the microscope and there is a piece of Olivine sticking out(too small to see with the naked eye) but its there and its a beautiful golden Yellow color, so my siderite is actually a Pallasite !



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sealevel
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Reged: 02/09/09

Loc: Florida
Re: Future Acquisitions new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5125995 - 03/16/12 06:29 PM

Quote:

I have a small (46 gram) Sikhote Alin coming in, this is not a fragment, it has nice regoliths. After that I don't have anything on order.

I was thinking a Franconia Iron (its a H Type and only 1, the Franconia is available) but they are small. Or maybe an Imilac fragment. Maybe a kilo Campo? Maybe a Gujba.....

So many specimens, so little money

Any recommendations?






A beautiful Gujba, for sure....

Davio R.


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hfjacinto
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Reged: 01/12/09

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Future Acquisitions new [Re: sealevel]
      #5132248 - 03/20/12 01:14 PM

Got a small 46 gram Sithoke Alin (an individual) it is really nice, pictures coming soon.

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hfjacinto
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Sikhote Alin Individual new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5133405 - 03/21/12 10:47 AM Attachment (26 downloads)

This is sad, I have no more meteorites on order

Name: Sikhote Alin

Type: Iron
Group: IIB
Structural Classification: Coarsest Octahedrite
Location Found: Sikhote-Alin Mountains, Maritime Province, Russia
Size: 46 Grams

It has nice flow lines and several regoliths. The invidual looks very nice and while a smaller sample, I can see why people pay thousands for these.


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hfjacinto
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Sikhote Alin Individual and Shrapnel new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5133407 - 03/21/12 10:48 AM Attachment (25 downloads)

Personally, I like the shrapnel look more. They really have more aesthetics. I really like the look of this one.

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sealevel
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Reged: 02/09/09

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Re: Sikhote Alin Individual and Shrapnel new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5133449 - 03/21/12 11:12 AM


Really beautiful specimens...

Davio R.


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hfjacinto
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Reged: 01/12/09

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What I purchased..... new [Re: sealevel]
      #5134041 - 03/21/12 05:00 PM

I got my first meteorite 2 years ago from Mike at Galatic Stone (so its all his fault), asked my wife for some Meteorites for Christmas and went crazy. Except for the Unclassified NWA of 41.7 Grams, the Canyon Diablo of 8 Grams, I got the below from 12/22 till yesterday.

Name -Size (Grams)
Admire Pallasite Nugget - 52
Bassikounou - 26.1
Bondoc - 58
Bondoc - 8
Campo Del Cielo - 328
Campo Del Cielo Fragments - 14.7
Canyon Diablo - 249
Canyon Diablo - 8
Canyon Diablo etched slice - 4.9
Franconia - 56.4
Franconia Slice - 26.8
Gao/Guenie - 56.3
Gebel Kamil - 94.6
Ghubara Slice - 21.2
Gibeon etched slice - 6.6
Glorieta Mountain - 9.7
Gold Basin - 84
Gold Basin Slice - 22
Henbury - 114
Mundrabilia - 40.9
Mundrabilia - 85.6
Muonionalusta - 208
NWA 4293 whole individual - ~4
NWA 515 slice - 7.4
NWA 6953 mesosiderite slice - ~4
NWA5490 - 11.7
NWA774 - 20
Odessa - 63
Seymcham - 41
Sikhote Alin Individual - 46
Sikhote Alin Shrapnel - 192
Sliced Gebel Kamil - 37.3
Sliced Irons Canyon Diablo - 72.2
Sliced Irons Gibeon - 111
Sliced Irons Silicated Campo - 123
Sliced Irons Toluca - 60
Sliced Stony Irons Brenham - 14
Taza (NWA 859) - 19
Toluca - 147
Unclassified NWA - 41.7
Unclassified NWA Slices - 19.5

Not bad for 3 months. I have 2.6 KG of meteorites.

Edited by hfjacinto (03/21/12 05:01 PM)


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Dick Lipke
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Reged: 02/20/07

Loc: Marine City,Mich.
Re: Sikhote Alin Individual and Shrapnel new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5134171 - 03/21/12 05:55 PM

Quote:

Personally, I like the shrapnel look more. They really have more aesthetics. I really like the look of this one.




I have always considered the Sikhote at the top as far as favorites go. I have 5 in mt collection. The biggest is 481 grams with flow lines and" REGMAGLYPTS" in them like yours.
You call it a shrapnel look but I like to refer them as a tortured look also.


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hfjacinto
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Reged: 01/12/09

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NWA 6953 new [Re: Dick Lipke]
      #5181423 - 04/20/12 09:19 AM Attachment (22 downloads)

Got a new one.

Name: NWA 6953

Type: Stony/Iron
Group: Mesosiderite
Structural Classification: ??
Location Found: Morroco
Size: 4 Grams

From Galatic-Stone: "Northwest Africa 6953 is an interesting new mesosiderite whose unique nature is a result of its composition and the collective effects of long-term terrestrial weathering. The metal content in NWA 6953 has experienced dramatic alteration and has almost entirely been replaced with the iron oxyhydroxide goethite. But its not the oxidation or alteration alone that makes this meteorite fascinating. Studying how the iron oxidation process takes place on Earth in NWA 6953, a predominantly orthopyroxene-rich meteorite, may have huge implications for comparing how iron oxidation may take place in aqueous environments on other alien worlds. More importantly, studying this meteorite can potentially reveal clues as what to look for in discovering other highly terrestrialized meteorites that until now have mostly gone unnoticed."

Link: NWA 6953


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sealevel
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Reged: 02/09/09

Loc: Florida
Re: NWA 6953 new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5182637 - 04/21/12 01:18 AM


Nice!!!

Davio R.


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hfjacinto
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A couple more new [Re: sealevel]
      #5201675 - 05/02/12 11:46 AM

A couple more coming soon, including my first planetary

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hfjacinto
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Current Meteorite Collection with Labels [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5202245 - 05/02/12 04:24 PM Attachment (23 downloads)

Hey all, I got all my new labels (only missing a label for Bondoc), this is my current collection. These are irons and pallasites.

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hfjacinto
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Reged: 01/12/09

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Current Meteorite Collection with Labels new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5202247 - 05/02/12 04:25 PM Attachment (20 downloads)

These are mostly my Stonies, I have a Muonionalusta and a sliced Gebel and a Brenham also.

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hfjacinto
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Reged: 01/12/09

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Current Meteorite Collection with Labels new [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5202248 - 05/02/12 04:26 PM Attachment (21 downloads)

More Irons and smaller samples.

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hfjacinto
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Current Meteorite Collection with Labels [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5202252 - 05/02/12 04:28 PM Attachment (23 downloads)

Books, Bondocs, Campos, Trinite and NWA sliced. Also a dehumidifier and a loop. Not bad for 5 months.

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sealevel
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Re: Current Meteorite Collection with Labels [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5204251 - 05/03/12 05:13 PM

Helder,
Your collection is terrific! Keep up the good work and keep posting your new acquisitions. I look forward to seeing them all.

Davio R.

Edited by sealevel (05/03/12 05:16 PM)


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hfjacinto
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Tissint [Re: sealevel]
      #5211038 - 05/07/12 09:05 PM Attachment (16 downloads)

My first piece of another planet. I am really drooling but I had in my hand a piece of Mars. The improbability of this rock being blown off the planet and landing on Earth is incredible. Considering that it was observed and fresh adds to the uniqueness of it all. I wish Eric (Meteorite Market) had a larger piece.

Name: Tissint

Type: Martian Meteorite
Group: ??
Structural Classification: Shergottite
Location Found: Tata, Morocco
Size: 230 MilliGrams


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