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Moss   contributed by Anne Black, IMCA 2356   MetBul Link

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Photos by John Kashuba.  

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Thin section in cross-polarized light.   CO3.6

TKW 3.76 kg. Observed fall 14 July 2006, Østfold, Norway.

Anne writes:
This picture is described this way by Richard Norton in the "Field Guide to Meteors and Meteorites" page 110:
Figure 4.63: A striking multi-shelled chondrule of thick and thin layers of olivine. The alternating red and blue shells suggest either changing crystallographic orientations or alternating compositions of olivine. Moss CO3.5. Courtesy of John Kashuba.

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Anne Black
 10/6/2015 7:35:59 PM
Thank you everybody, glad you like it, Richard Norton certainly did. Interesting comparison, John D., I wouldn't have thought of that.
Graham Macleod
 10/6/2015 5:55:38 PM
WOW!! Absolutely Beautiful.
Jorg-Florian Jensch
 10/6/2015 12:08:46 PM
Nature makes the most beautiful art. Beautiful!
John Divelbiss
 10/6/2015 9:31:03 AM
groovy...looks like a seen from the movie Fantastic Voyage entering a blood vessel or sphincter.
Ian Macleod
 10/6/2015 6:08:38 AM
Very Nice! the multi layer looks great!
Michael Hofmann
 10/6/2015 4:52:55 AM
Dito. Exzellentes Foto!
John Hope
 10/6/2015 2:06:19 AM

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