A 67.7-gram slice of the beautiful pallasite Seymchan, which features an iron-nickel matrix and crystals of olivine, from the fall in Magadan, Russia, which was found in 1967. Aerolite Meteorites. // photo by David J. Eicher
OK, heading into the weekend, with meteorites everywhere at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, here are images of some of the interesting specimens I saw at Geoff Notkin’s room. You probably know Geoff as one of the Meteorite Men
, from the TV show on the Science Channel, along with Steve Arnold. Geoff’s company, Aerolite Meteorites, always has very high caliber and quite interesting specimens. See his website here
I was overwhelmed by the unusual and beautiful specimens in his display, as I am every year. Below is a link to some of them, to get you thinking about heaven and Earth as the weekend opens up. Much more coverage of my trip to Tucson is yet to come.
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