[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
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 > ______________________________________________ > > Visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/meteoritecentral and the Archives at http://www.meteorite-list-archives.com > Meteorite-list mailing list > Meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com > https://pairlist3.pair.net/mailman/listinfo/meteorite-listReceived on Tue 15 Sep 2015 03:23:24 PM PDT