[meteorite-list] Meteorites / Mining Claims

From: David Freeman <dfreeman_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:44 2004
Message-ID: <4043914A.3080204_at_fascination.com>

Please understand that public land meteorite hunting in the western U.S.
 has undergone some changes from what it was back when the last
edition of Rocks From Space was written.

Dave Freeman
Wyoming Meteorite Recovery Team Leader
Ebay user ID mjwy auctions running

Ron Baalke wrote:

>>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
>Meteorite-list mailing list
Received on Mon 01 Mar 2004 02:38:50 PM PST

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