[meteorite-list] meteorite slices
From: Guy Heinen <guyhein_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:31:57 2004
what do you think about meteorite slices showing still the marks of
the saw blade, giving you even the opportunity to calculate the saw
Alas, times of mirror-finished slices sold by dealers like David New
seem to be gone.
A proposal to dealers:
Sell your slices or partslices
a-quality: polished surface
b-quality: sawed surface.
Most meteorite collectors don't have grinding or polishing tools and
are collecting meteorites also for the aesthetics of a
mirror-finished surface showing fine details.
A partslice showing saw marks is something very ugly. Some collectors
seem to sublimate this ugliness by the thrill to held something
extraterrestrial in their hands and are not demanding for a quality
My 2 (Euro)cents,
Received on Sun 04 Jan 2004 11:46:38 AM PST