RE: [meteorite-list] Re: rust and crust

2003-08-22 Thread mark ford
Stephen, I have also treated Irons with NaOH , it is important to wash them well in good quality 'distilled' water, and alcohol (preferably anhydrous pure) and dry in a drying oven for a few hours, then quickly apply a coating of VCI/metal protector [before the iron cools] (otherwise moisture

Re: [meteorite-list] Re: rust and crust

2003-08-21 Thread Steve Schoner
--- Stephen McMann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - Dear List, I thought that I would ask a question relating to the never-ending rust thread. I hope that this has not already been fully addressed. As a fairly new collector I may not be familiar enough with the