[meteorite-list] Meteorites / Mining Claims
From: John K. Gwilliam <jkg_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:44 2004
If you are aware of some policy or regulation changes concerning hunting
meteorites on public lands, would you please inform us of these changes
along with citations for reference?
At 12:38 PM 3/1/2004 -0700, David Freeman wrote:
>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.
>Wyoming Meteorite Recovery Team Leader
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>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.
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