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October’s Meteorite of the Month is Bilanga, an achondrite meteorite (meaning that it formed on a differentiated planetary body, and does not contain chondrules) that fell in Burkina Faso, October 27 of 1999. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB84): After a widely witnessed shower, at least 25 kg of meteorites with fresh black fusion crust […]

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Meteorites at Camp SESE 2023

Camp SESE provides incoming School of Earth and Space Exploration first-year students an introduction to ASU and the School of Earth and Space Exploration family – including the Buseck Center for Meteorite Studies! This year, Center members Sam Campbell (Space Grant Intern), Imène Kerraouch (Postdoctoral Research Scholar) and Eric Orson (Undergraduate Student) had incoming SESE students join […]

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Center researchers at ExMag 2023

Meteorite Studies (BCMS) personnel recently participated in the annual meeting of the NASA-chartered Extraterrestrial Materials Analysis Group (ExMAG). ExMAG is a community-based, interdisciplinary group that provides a forum for discussion and analysis of matters concerning the collection, curation, and analysis of extraterrestrial samples, including planning future sample return missions. Center Research Scientist Dr. Jemma Davidson […]

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