John, I certainly do not recognize it and have already provided my thoughts, 
but can you provide any details? When was it sold, where, was it part of a lot 
or an individual, is this a stone from Morocco or an US find? Added info might 
trigger people to remember ...

Mendy Ouzillou

On Sep 17, 2016, at 6:09 PM, Bigjohn Shea via Meteorite-list 
<meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com> wrote:

I don't want to prove you wrong.  I never asked for your opinion if this was a 
meteorite.  It hasn't been studied yet, and it's not up to you or me to decide 
in this scenario whether or not it will be studied.

End of conversation...

Have a good night.





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> On 9/17/16 at 6:50 PM, Michael Farmer wrote:
> 
> So, who classified it? What's the classification? Sounds fishy to me if you 
> won't name names. 
> Doesn't look at all like a meteorite. I stand by that. Doesn't mean I'm 
> right, so prove me wrong with facts. 
> 
> Michael Farmer
> 
>> On Sep 17, 2016, at 4:46 PM, Bigjohn Shea via Meteorite-list 
>> <meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I'll be sure to let the PHD level Geochemist with decades worth of 
>> experience classifying meteorites know that...
>> 
>> Really I'm only asking if anyone recognizes it from a recent sale.  The lab 
>> was given a specific story and like diligent scientists they are trying to 
>> disprove it.
>> 
>> If anyone has seen it for sale recently please let me know.
>> Thank you,
>> John
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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>>> On 9/17/16 at 10:13 AM, Michael Farmer wrote:
>>> 
>>> Not even close to being a meteorite. 
>>> 
>>> Michael Farmer
>>> 
>>>> On Sep 17, 2016, at 8:36 AM, Bigjohn Shea via Meteorite-list 
>>>> <meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Mendy,
>>>> I'm not going to comment on whether I think it is or is not a meteorite.  
>>>> There are professionals working on it and they will better determine that 
>>>> than these photos alone will.
>>>> But, I appreciate your insights as usual.
>>>> Hope business is going good.  :-)
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> John 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
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>>>> 
>>>>> On 9/17/16 at 8:18 AM, Gmail wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Well, the way you phrased the request makes it tough to fulfill because 
>>>>> best I can tell on my iPhone, this is terrestrial.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Mendy Ouzillou
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Sep 17, 2016, at 6:11 AM, Bigjohn Shea via Meteorite-list 
>>>>> <meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Dear List,
>>>>> Hope you are all doing well this weekend.
>>>>> 
>>>>> For reasons I will not get into right now, I have been asked to reach out 
>>>>> to the meteorite community and see if anyone recognizes this specimen 
>>>>> from a recent sale.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Here is a link to some photos:
>>>>> 
>>>>> https://www.dropbox.com/sh/z1wuakhrxa7s8uy/AABaOdwIdfLfstsBklRyNTVra?dl=0
>>>>> 
>>>>> This relates to a possible misrepresentation of a specimen, and a friend 
>>>>> of mine in the meteorite community has asked that I try to seek out other 
>>>>> opinions regarding the origin of this specimen.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Bear in mind, I am not asking for help on potential classification, nor 
>>>>> am I asking if it is or is not a meteorite. 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Please contact me off list if you recognize this specimen and can share 
>>>>> information related to a recent sale/transaction concerning it.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thank you very much for your time and consideration!
>>>>> 
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> John A. Shea, MD
>>>>> IMCA 3295
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
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