[meteorite-list] Alain Carion's shop

From: Matson, Robert <ROBERT.D.MATSON_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:44:42 2004
Message-ID: <AF564D2B9D91D411B9FE00508BF1C8692C604A_at_US-Torrance.mail.saic.com>

Hi All,

Gregory chimed in:

> I had a similar experience - I was in Paris in '94 (happened to be
> the O.J. Simpson thing - watching THAT on French TV and trying to figure
> out was, uh, "interesting") and I also happened to be wandering the
> of the Ile St. Louis & the Ile de la Cite, and I walked by a shop with
> meteorites in the window! I had already become an avid
> collector/"enthusiast", but at that point I knew nothing of Alain, it was
> merely coincidental. (I brought back a piece of the Miles silicated
> which (I think) made me among the first to bring some back into the USA).
> still think the chances of a meteorite person happening to walk by one of
> few meteorite stores on the planet, for no particular reason, are pretty
> extraordinary!

Obviously Alain has chosen the perfect location for his
shop! While Paris will always be a walking city to me,
it isn't ~that~ small. For two meteorite aficionados
(present and future) to stumble across his shop by
accident is pretty remarkable... --Rob
Received on Fri 23 Mar 2001 07:02:59 PM PST

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