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Rodeo   contributed by Anne Black, IMCA 2356   MetBul Link

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77.8 gram part slice with crust.   Iron, IID

TKW 44 kg. Fall not observed. Found 1852, Durango, Mexico.


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Anne Black
 7/20/2023 2:48:11 PM
No problem Matthias, glad you like it. Did you ever meet W. Zeitschel? I did once during the Munich Show, nice friendly welcoming person. And John L. Funny idea, I never thought of comparing Rodeo to Sumerian cuneiform writing! :-)
John Lutzon
 7/20/2023 1:29:40 PM
Trigonal*->cubical, very interesting. Possibly "Cubic"form [cuneiform] Sumerian etchings. So cool to see what physics and nature produce. Super!! Thank you.
Bernd Pauli
 7/20/2023 10:36:22 AM
Rodeo is a phosphide-rich, medium octahedrite, which (before reheating) resembled Carbo, Mount Ouray, and Wallapai. Chemically, it is a typical group IID iron, as shown by Wasson (1969). Source => BUCHWALD V.F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites, Volume 3, pp. 1022-1025.
Steve Brittenham
 7/20/2023 10:31:27 AM
Love those cubic features!
 7/20/2023 4:43:24 AM
Excuse me, Anne, for the test - yesterday I had some problems with posting. In any case: a beautiful and rare iron from a legendary source.
 7/20/2023 4:41:54 AM
+++ test +++

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