(meteorobs) Meteorite

stange stange34 at sbcglobal.net
Sat Dec 6 10:59:43 EST 2008


Amazing Dave!

Have they predicted any unusual characteristics these stable "island groups" 
might have?

Is valence bonding into compounds possible?

Larry


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "frenchylarue" <dwmaher at gmail.com>
To: "Global Meteor Observing Forum" <meteorobs at meteorobs.org>
Sent: 2008/12/05 23:10
Subject: Re: (meteorobs) Meteorite


> >From (less) long ago, my recollection is that "islands of stability"
> are predicted for higher elements, I believe starting at 114.  I seem
> to recall seeing known elements up to at least 109.  Seem to recall
> attempts to create 114 by bombarding something with a calcium isotope.
>
> Dave
>
> --- In meteorobs at yahoogroups.com, "stange" <stange34 at ...> wrote:
>>
>> Last time I checked(long ago), there were 103 elements plus their
> isotopes
>> identified. I have never heard of a new element being found from an
>> extra-terrestrial source. If memory is correct, the last of these
> elements
>> Noabellium(sp?) have short half life's which would suggest that heavier
>> elements even if they existed, would decay before we could identify
> them.
>> Again, I am dealing with memories from 40 years ago.
>>
>> Larry
>> YCS
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Matt Mundorf" <MattM at ...>
>> To: "Global Meteor Observing Forum" <meteorobs at ...>
>> Sent: 2008/12/05 08:07
>> Subject: Re: (meteorobs) Meteorite
>>
>>
>> > Meteorobs,
>> >
>> > Is it common that there are "unknown" elements in the meteorites that
>> > have been found on earth or are most made of "known" elements?
>> >
>> >
>> > Matt
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