[meteorite-list] Suspect Mars rock for sale on ebay

From: Galactic Stone & Ironworks <meteoritemike_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 20:34:29 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKBPJW8882YPpysqReiq=9LWJ9FB6iPHpvwOHz5uSBnXoh64yw_at_mail.gmail.com>

Hi Daniel,

Well, this one is pretty easy. Obviously it's from Mars because it's red. ;)

Sales of all hot-pink pseudomartians are hereby suspended until further notice.

Best regards,

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On 5/22/14, Daniel Noyes via Meteorite-list
<meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> Hello All,
> Here is the listing:
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=221445715540&ssPageName=ADME:X:RTQ:US:1123
> The seller is b-man30.
> I wrote this guy twice. He won't provide worthwhile details, its
> classification, a photo of the certificate, or identify who he bought it
> from. First he says that it is an "Achondrite-Shergottite", and I said
> so what, it doesn't look like any Martian meteorite I have ever seen and
> that anyone can google Mars rocks and then type up a certificate. Then
> he says that he knows it is real because he had it checked out by two
> "scientists". Well, why didn't you say so in the first place...lol! It
> looks more like the red sandstone I would find in the Red Rock Canyon
> National Park near our house. With a buy it now of $1,999 I doubt anyone
> who knows anything about planetaries would drop a dime on it, but then
> there are always the ones PT Barnum spoke of. I've written ebay about
> guys like this before, but they don't seem much interested.
> Best regards,
> Daniel
> Daniel Noyes
> Genuine Moon & Mars Meteorite Rocks
> info at moonmarsrocks.com
> www.moonmarsrocks.com
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Received on Thu 22 May 2014 08:34:29 PM PDT

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