[meteorite-list] H2900 Eucrite
From: Jim Strope <jim_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:57 2004
I have to agree 100%. I, for one, am getting really discouraged with all
this BS arguing on this list.
I make it a practice NEVER to recommend this list to new collectors that I
come in contact with. That is a pretty sad commentary.
421 Fourth Street
Glen Dale, WV 26038
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Hupe" <adamhupe_at_comcast.net>
Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 11:43 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] H2900 Eucrite
> Hey Mike,
> Considering I wrote this to Dean, I feel impelled to reply to you for your
> uneccessary reply.
> Mike, these are two completely different situations. Dean posted his
> material to the list for SALE, alluding to the fact that it might be
> We announced to the List that we found a small stone that could be a Lunar
> but WERE NOT offering it for sale and that it will be sent to the lab
> offering any.
> Go back and READ the posting before you spout off again. This is just
> another attempt by you to start some of your typical childish ranting.
> Best regards,
> Greg Hupe
> The Hupe Collection
> IMCA 2185
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Farmer" <meteoritehunter_at_comcast.net>
> To: "Adam Hupe" <adamhupe_at_comcast.net>;
> Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 8:21 PM
> Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] H2900 Eucrite
> > Adam, you mean like a couple of days ago you alluded that you "might"
> > Lunar meteorite purchased in a batch of Amgala. Now you are slamming
> > for alluding that he might have a Lunar meteorite.
> > Man, you need to practice what you preach.
> > Mike Farmer
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Adam Hupe" <adamhupe_at_comcast.net>
> > To: <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 5:09 PM
> > Subject: [meteorite-list] H2900 Eucrite
> > > Dear Dean and List Members,
> > >
> > > Dean, we posted the comparison picture of NWA 1929-Howardite and the
> > > Polymict Eucrite (H2900) because a List member suggested your new
> > > was paired to the Howardite. Look back in the thread to see the post.
> > did
> > > this so collectors would not think they were buying a Howardite paired
> > > NWA 1929 when in fact they were buying a Eucrite.
> > >
> > > In your original AD posting, you alluded that your new stone may be
> > by
> > > writing that a nomad said it was lunar. This is not doing collectors
> > > justice. This is definitely where it is prudent to get at least an
> > > lab analysis. Speaking of labs, we pay for just about all of the
> > > classification work ourselves since the labs and scientists we work
> > do
> > > not get grant money. No tax payers dollars are used in our
> > > work. We, of course, submit the proper type samples as required. This
> > how
> > > we are able to get classifications done quickly if we choose to
> > prioritize.
> > >
> > > Dean, you did the same thing with Bensour. You advertised to the list
> > > you, "...had a new Achondrite for sale that showed up in your latest
> > > shipment from Morocco." We informed you privately that it was a new
> > and
> > > that it was not an Achondrite but an "LL" and that you should wait to
> > > any as your customers would be upset if they did not get an
> > > said that we would have lab results in two days but you took this as
> > > opportunity to go straight to eBay the next day ahead of
> > and
> > > announced a "New Fall". We were helping you to not look incompetent
> > this
> > > is how we are repaid.
> > >
> > > I agree with everything Rob pointed out. He points out that you go
> > > everything you claim to be "...a meteorite dealer
> > > who you know that you can trust." If you were so trustworthy and were
> > > concerned for collectors, you would not write something might be one
> > > when, in fact, you knew it was something else. We saw the material you
> > > selling from your partner in Morocco. We were only interested in the
> > > mass so we left the ~1 kilo stone behind that you are now selling.
> > sent
> > > an image to Adam asking what it was and he told you it was a Eucrite
> > before
> > > you began selling it. To say it might be Lunar is misleading and
> > > irresponsible. Why get collector's hopes up when you knew it was just
> > > Eucrite? This just shows your lack of respect for collectors,
> > > advice and science alike.
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > >
> > > Greg Hupe
> > > The Hupe Collection
> > > IMCA 2185
> > >
> > >
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