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Canadian meteorites

Richard White

Canadian meteorites

[a catalogue of meteorites found in Canada]

by Richard White

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Published by Provincial Museum of Alberta in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorites -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Exchange; Provincial Museum of Alberta.

    Statementresearched and written by Richard White ; designed by Anne Pope.
    ContributionsProvincial Museum of Alberta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE395 W47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14785005M

    "[The meteorites of Alberta] would appeal to readers with many different areas of interest, from those interested in the historical aspects of meteorites to those researchers with a more specific interest in Canadian meteorites or indeed, specific well-known Canadian samples such as Abee and Bruderheim. THE CATALOGUE OF METEORITES — 4TH Edition. This is a reference book with catalogue listing of meteorites up through January This is an expansion on the classic catalogues from the British Museum of Natural History and lists over of these meteorites as belonging in the British collection.

    Meteorite Shale Paul bristolia at Wed Nov 28 EST Ron asked: >I see some Meteorites for sale, especially the >Willamette Meteorite, listed as Meteorite Shale. >What exactly is Meteorite Shale? It is a term used for a highly weathered (terrestrialized) meteorite. The use of “shale”, I suspect, came from the tendency of some.   Read More: Explaining meteors and meteorites The brilliant fireball started near Port Dover, Ont., at a height of 75 kilometres and moved westward .

    Geoff Notkin, CEO of Aerolite Meteorites Inc and star of Science Channel’s multi award-winning adventure series Meteorite Men, has written the definitive guidebook to searching for space rocks. Meteorite Hunting: How To Find Treasure From Space won an IPPY Award as one of the best independently-published science books of the year, and can be.   Scientists are rushing to the site of a possible meteorite impact in Canada's southwestern Ontario after a bright fireball lit up the skies over that region Tuesday night (March 18).


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The Canadian Mineralogist "The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites is the perfect tome for those who want to do serious reading about astronomical phenomenon The text could well be called 'the Complete Reader' on meteorites, asteroids and their effects on earth as it will serve the reader well as a ready reference on a fascinating subject."Cited by: The book also contains Canadian meteorites book list of prepared sections of meteorites (in Chicago, Paris, Vienna, Washington and Albuquerque as well as London), a catalogue of meteorite craters (many being indicated.

"Meteorites" is a great introduction to the entire science surrounding these enigmatic little rocks from space. It is written at an accessible level that would be ideal as a reference for high school students Canadian meteorites book for someone just developing an interest in the field of meteorites/5(17).

no guarantee that each and every Canadian meteorite is flagged in every pertinent record, though some effort has been put into the task. Graham C. Wilson, PhD,Canadian Meteorite Bibliography,Report Canada Rocks is the very first book to present the entire sweep of Canadian geology to the general reader.

It is profusely illustrated throughout with original full-color photographs, charts, maps and sketches. It also includes contemporary and classic Canadian art that captures the country's extraordinary geological features and by: 8. We present a brief overview of Canadian meteorites with a focus on noting significant recent falls, finds, and research developments.

To date, 60 Canadian meteorites have received official international recognition from the Nomenclature Committee of the Meteoritical Society, while at least 13 more are “in process” for submission to the Meteoritical Bulletin, that organization’s official Cited by: 3.

Catalogue of Canadian Meteorites. By: Graham C. Wilson, University of Toronto The Canadian meteorite recovery rate is modest. Only a dozen have been recovered in the province of Ontario, which is five times as big as the state of Kansas where over known meteorites have been collected.

63 rows  Meteorites for which fundamental data (such as proper classification) are lacking include. A meteorite is a solid mass that came from space and reached Earth. They provide evidence for the early composition of the universe, and can lead to many interesting questions like whether a meteorite destroyed the dinosaurs or brought life to Earth.

Our meteorites are perfect for the dreamers, space enthusiasts and ar. Yes = possible meteorite. Many meteorites, particularly iron meteorites, are quite dense and feel heavier than most rocks found on Earth.

Does the specimen attract a magnet. Yes = possible meteorite. Almost all meteorites contain some iron-nickel metal and attract a magnet easily. Seven Canadian meteorites exceed kg TKW, 36 are between 1 and 50 kg, and 17 are meteorite falls, all of which have well-determined fireball trajectories and therefore well-known orbits, a striking Canadian addition to the handful that are known worldwide.

Addeddate Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Cat_key External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount. Title: Canadian meteorites: Authors: White, Richard: Publication: [Edmonton, Alta.]: Provincial Museum of Alberta, Publication Date: 00/ Origin.

Meteorite hunters are now descending in hopes of finding fragments of the space rock. according to new book on the great s space race. Canadian. I would recommend other books, such as Meteorites, by Caroline Smith, et al, for the beginner.

Norton & Chitwood go much deeper into the science and specific methods of searching for meteorites. Handily they include a Glossary so you can look up frequently-used terms that they throw around.

An excellent book for someone getting deeper into Cited by: The meteorite is five centimeters long and weighs only 40 grams. Johnson's meteorite is the fifth meteorite identified from British Columbia and the province's first meteorite "find." (Meteorites are classified as "falls" when pieces are found after a fireball is witnessed, or "finds" when it isn't seen.) It is the 69th meteorite.

The Meteorite and Impacts Advisory Committee (MIAC) of the Canadian Space Agency played a central role in investigating this event. The Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) paid $10 for the first ( kg) piece of the meteorite, which was subjected to laboratory gamma-ray analysis within 68 hours of the fall, and it is now part of the National.

Alberta m - 5 S CANADIAN METEORITES Published by THE PROVINCIAL MUSEUM OF ALBERTA in conjunction with the exhibition: ''METEORITES'' February 7. Researched and written by Richard White Designed by Anne Pope Production of the Meteorites Exhibition and the Canadian Meteorite Catalogue was made possible by a grant from the National.

Find great deals on eBay for meteorites for sale and meteorite. Shop with confidence. 12 results for meteorites for sale Amounts shown in italicized text are for items listed in currency other than Canadian dollars and are approximate conversions to Canadian dollars based upon Bloomberg's conversion rates.

Incredible Meteorite Found With Hieroglyphics Canada - This story was published by TW Patterson at the Conwichan Valley Citizen on Jan, The Cowichan Valley is a region around the Cowichan River and Cowichan Lake on Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada.

My fourth short story collection, Meteorites, was released in June (B &G). My first collection of poetry, The Rules of the Kingdom, was published by MQUP in My second book of short fiction, The Pull of the Moon, came out in (Brindle & Glass), and my first book, The Jealousy Bone, was released in February (Emdash Publishing)/5.

However, Jim Brook's careful collection of pristine meteorites from the icebox of a Canadian winter and subsequent frozen storage has opened brand new doors for meteorite researchers around the world.ARN’S HISTORY OF METEORITES: By Kenneth Regelman, pages, 9 X 6”, pictorial soft cover.

This is the most up to date compilation, covering all known falls and finds of meteorites, since the “Catalogue of Meteorites” was published by the British Museum (NH) in