[meteorite-list] Local to Las Vegas expert needed to rewiew a find.

From: cdtucson at cox.net <cdtucson_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:23:24 -0400
Message-ID: <20150915152324.CEJMU.73911.root_at_fed1rmwml105>

A word of warning; if you are in the Vegas area DO NOT let it leave your hands or chances are you will never see it again anyway . Just sayin!
Love & Life
---- Robert Verish via Meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote: 
> No Larry, 
> There actually is a problem. 
> John's "opinion" is a common misconception that I even held until I personally learned of this recent trend. 
> This is a concern that others have shared with me, and has prompted me to write on this subject in three 
> separate articles, which essentially said, "Hey, here are some US chondrites that need to be classified." 
> Still haven't received any offers.  
> My request still stands. 
> I would like to hear from people with recent experience in this area that can point me in the direction of 
> a cheap classifier that still accepts small, ordinary chondrites.? 
> I suspect when I find one it will be outside the US. 
> Bob V.
> --------------------------------------------
> On Tue, 9/15/15, Larry Atkins via Meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
>  Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Local to Las Vegas expert needed to rewiew a find.
>  To: bigjohnshea at mail.com, meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com
>  Cc: meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com
>  Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 5:28 AM
>  Hi John, List,
>  You may be right about not having a problem getting a US chondrite classified, however, 
>  if it was found in the Mojave desert it is likely to get a number instead of a name.
>  Unfortunately, Nom Com will likely lump it in with the nearest DCA, 
>  I'm wondering how much longer it will be before the entire Mojave desert is one big
>  DCA like NWA?
>  Sincerely,
>  Larry Atkins
>  ?
>  IMCA # 1941
>  Ebay?alienrockfarm
>  ?
>  -----Original
>  Message-----
>  From: Bigjohn Shea via Meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
>  To: mstreman53 <mstreman53 at yahoo.com>
>  Cc: Meteorite Mailing List <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
>  Sent: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 5:07 am
>  Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Local to Las Vegas expert needed to rewiew a find.
>  I'd love to see a photo also, but I live in Philadelphia so I won't be
>  seeingthis in person. :-)?That aside,I'm assuming from
>  your post that this is a"chondrite" native to the
>  USA, and not just another NWA.?I have about 25
>  NWA'sundergoing classification now, and I have more
>  I'd like to get classified but itis indeed hard to find
>  a lab that will work on NWAs that look like obvious OCs.?I
>  think that is a mistake on their part, because there are so
>  many uniquethings to be found in meteorites. ?
>  In my opinion, many labs would thinkdifferently about a
>  "native" US chondrite, than an NWA chondrite. ?I
>  do notthink you will have trouble finding a home for it if
>  it is a USA find.??Cheers,John?
> Sent:?Monday, September 14, 2015 at 5:47 PMFrom:?"MEM viaMeteorite-list"
>  <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>To:?"Meteorite
>  MailingList" <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>Subject:?[meteorite-list]
>  Local toLas Vegas expert needed to rewiew a find.I am in
>  contact with a Las Vegasresident who has, by all appearances
>  fair-sized, fresh chondrite. If you arewilling and able to
>  inspect in person and get her stone into the system,
>  pleasesend me your contact information for forwarding. Pics
>  onrequest.Regards,Elton
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