[meteorite-list] Meteorites / Mining Claims

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:44 2004
Message-ID: <200403011913.LAA21585_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

> I wonder if the same ruling would have been applied if Barringer had been successful in locating a large meteorite below Meteor Crater, Arizona. Maybe it's a size thing.....

Barringer bought Meteor Crater in 1903.
Meteor Crater is still privately owned and the Visitor Center there is
run by Barringer's descendants. They formed a company called the
Barringer Crater Company. A large portion of the land
surrounding the crater is also privately owned.

Ron Baalke
Received on Mon 01 Mar 2004 02:13:13 PM PST

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