[meteorite-list] NWA relocation

From: Michel <Michel_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:42:03 2004
Message-ID: <00b401c08571$78289ca0$59b5fea9_at_nwc.fr>

Hi all

Yes they can ' I assume too, but would they ( labs or scientist) spend time
in relocalizing a meteorite when it is a NWA . No they will of course prefer
to work on clean material. And this material still exists.

My two coordinates.


----- Message d'origine -----
De : Matson, Robert <ROBERT.D.MATSON_at_saic.com>
À : 'Jamie Ekholm' <jekholm_at_ncis.net>; <meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com>
Envoyé : mardi 23 janvier 2001 00:37
Objet : [meteorite-list] NWA relocation

> Hi All,
> Short addendum to previous message. Somehow I missed Jamie
> Ekholm's message of Saturday, Jan. 20th, which did actually
> bring up the question of NWA meteorite relocation. I only
> saw one response from Mike Farmer, which said in part:
> > ... But a good dealer could spot some signs of possible desert origin.
> > It comes down to honesty. If a dealer were to do this, I think it would
> > destroy his reputation in my mind for good.
> Desert origin -- yes. But can a dealer tell the difference
> between African desert weathering and, say, U.S. desert
> southwest weathering? If a dealer can't, can the various
> labs doing classification tell the difference? (I'm assuming
> they can -- or at least I'm *hoping* they can.) --Rob
> >
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Received on Tue 23 Jan 2001 02:10:33 PM PST

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