Sawicki Ebrahimi Publications 2021 to 4/12/2022


An update was received from the Sawicki-Ebrahimi team in April, 2022. It is apparently a yet to be published draft. I have challenged use of the word “fossilized” in the title which is Ramen mapping of  Lonsdaleite as Bio-signature in Fossilized Find in Rock from Sooke Basin.

On April 3, 2022 Dr. Sawicki sent me the following e-mail:

We moving forward. Our Sooke #1 shows nanodiamonds of lonsdaleite hexagonal monotype. Such form during terrific impact shocks in meteorites, their craters and in asteroids.

This little embryo-like diamondized feature is very puzzling. Can it be a petrified and later diamondized ET from early watery Mars? At least, we suggest to search for such objects using Raman spectrometers SHERLOCK now on Mars. As well as in EXOMars2022 rover to be launched.

I asked Sawicki, “The title Raman Mapping of Lonsdaleite as Biosignature in Fossilized Find in Rock from Sooke Basin makes it sound like you have concluded that this meteorite is indeed a fossil. Have you in fact concluded that this is so, and if not, do you need to identify any organic (hydrocarbons) before doing so? Finally, did you see anything that would rule out a lunar origin of the rock?”

So far his answer (as of April 3, 2022) is just that, “Analyzing organic hydrocarbons: we don’t have yet any results. One problem is that this rock was exposed to sea water. Another problem – if it was exposed to impact shock – hydrocarbons would be severely affected or converted to carbon like lonsdaleite and graphite. Craig’s rock shows three Raman bands of lonsdaleite better than in anything else in the literature thus far. We don’t like to extract and damage them.


Garry Nolan is a professor at Stanford University School of Medicine. His research is in microbiology, immunology, bio-computation, and analysis of UFO artifacts, materials, and reports of UFO encounters. For over two years  I have been asking Ebrahimi to get an analysis completed about organic hydrocarbons and DNA or RNA in his rock. Dr. Sawicki finally produced a partial answer about organic hydrocarbons above. Dr. Nolan addressed  the issue if DNA (or RNA) in an email back to Craig on March 14, 2022, He wrote:

From: Garry Nolan ( <>
Sent: March 14, 2022 1:53 PM
To: Craig Ebrahimi <>
Subject: RE: Collaboration DNA identification.


I would be shocked if DNA survived billions of years of time. Never say never, I guess.   You just might have it!!

That said, the person most experienced at studying ancient DNA is in Germany at the Max Planck. .   Oldest is mammoth DNA from permafrost—a very special preservation material: .  That’s a far cry from fossilized meteorite impact materials.

I think a better technique would be to TRY cryo-EM or mass spec to look for carbon structures associated with life.  Your RAMAN studies are adjacent to that kind of work.   But it would have to be done under pristine conditions to avoid the obvious critique of contamination (I am sure you know that).  Those would be the most sensitive approaches, but they are extremely specialized techniques and would not be easy with samples like this.

I am afraid as interesting and world changing as this might be…  it’s beyond my technical expertise to help.


Garry P. Nolan

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