[meteorite-list] Fw: Hunting
From: colin wade <ceweed_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:44:40 2004
----- Original Message -----
From: "colin wade" <ceweed_at_qatar.net.qa>
To: "Serguei Vassiliev" <svassiliev_at_iol.cz>
Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2001 8:25 AM
Subject: Re: Hunting
> Hi Sergei.
> Your'e right on Sergei.. its a mighty rocky place & the very devil to the
> I,m not in Doha , but since 1984 100k west at sunny Dukhan by the sea,
> middle of 500 oilwells , on the coast facing Saudi. We run a HHH trail
> every week ( sundays 3:30 ) & while on one trail I found a 1.4kg OC (under
> classification at the moment) .A few weeks ago I was presented with an
> engraved hip flask ( saying I'd completed 400 runs ) , a bucket of water &
> can of beer .
> Here's one for Kelly to work out .... typical distance run per hash ~6km ,
> 2.2m width 90% probabillity of detection , 1m either side say 50% , total
> area searched 3 X 400 X6k m^2 , 7.2km^2, length run 2400km , no wonder
> got sore paws !
> what's the predicted find rate ?
> Find site was 1km from the gulf of salwa , so although it is only a
> ,its 50/50 for the rest to be on some Hamour's fireplace along with all my
> fishing lures .
> In amongst our jebels we do find lot's of pockets of iron oxide /sulphide
> xtals & glass , which is puzzling amongst the Marl /chalk /sandstone
> formations .the xtals look like the pseudomorphs ?? on some of the listees
> sites .
> One other recent suspect find , which I havent yet been able to follow up
> was again west coast thro Zezreet village ( popular camping area )
> Current research
> Qatari Desert Glass
> current findings indicate electric windows & landcruisers to be part of
> early evolution & the final fruiting stage usualy results in a full bottle
> of pepsi
> Have yet to find the plant in bloom
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Serguei Vassiliev" <svassiliev_at_iol.cz>
> To: "colin wade" <ceweed_at_qatar.net.qa>
> Sent: Friday, March 16, 2001 1:32 PM
> Subject: Hunting
> > Hi Col,
> > I was in Qatar searching for meteorites but didn't find any.
> > It's too rocky desert. The driving there is not so good as in another
> > (Libya, Oman..)
> > Are you from Doha? Nice place.
> > Regards,
> > Serguei
Received on Sat 17 Mar 2001 08:42:29 AM PST