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Out Of a Blue Sky Meteorites

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Aiquile coming!

Posted by mccartney on July 6, 2017
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Aiquile: ChondriteFell on November 20, 2016 in the hill country of central Bolivia. Local government went about trying to steal stones from residents, so many stones were sold quickly by locals.  Later the municipality passed Order 069 to legally steal them, after which few made it out.

07DEC12 Fireball over Texas Hunt

Posted by mccartney on December 13, 2012
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There was a big fireball at 6:43am over Texas. Doppler radar has it falling west of Porter Texas.

I met my team in Porter on Saturday and we hunted for two days with 3 guys. Very little ground was good for hunting. Good ground is deemed ground that has low vegetation that you can see the ground.

Ataxite Budda

Posted by mccartney on September 26, 2012
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Who would believe in an ancient meteorite Budda?

ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2012) — An ancient Buddhist statue which was first recovered by a Nazi expedition in 1938 has been analyzed by a team of scientists led by Dr. Elmar Buchner from the Institute of Planetology, University of Stuttgart. The…

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/09/120926104255.htm

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2012-114

Nasa has confirmed the fireball that was seen over California in late April 2012 did indeed drop meteorites on the ground.

Mike Farmer, a meteorite hunter has already found fragments of this CM2 classed meteorite. At this time, it is not know if there are meteorites for sale for reserachers.