[meteorite-list] Re: America’s Greatest Meteo rite Hunter

2006-10-31 Thread Robert Verish
Just wanted to reply and say that I completely agree with Rubin. America’s Greatest Meteorite Hunter is Ivan “Skip” Wilson. As I’ve been saying for years, now, “He is the Man”. And I think he will continue to keep that title for quite a while. But it’s not because of all the meteorites he

[meteorite-list] Several Stewart Valley Meteorites for sale

2006-11-21 Thread Robert Verish
This will have to be short because I'm packin' up to go hunting again, but suffice to say that my offer still stands. And, yes, it really is 25 cents a gram. But these fragments are the left-over pieces of the puzzle that I couldn't find a way to fit into the meteorite masses that I'm trying to

Re: [meteorite-list] Geminid Meteor Shower

2006-12-14 Thread Robert Verish
Forward of some successful Geminid Meteor Shower observations: Forward Messages Geminids 12-14-06 -Greenbelt, MD George Gliba gliba at milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov Thu Dec 14 10:54:25 EST 2006 Geminid Maximum - Dec. 13/14, 2006 Greenbelt, Maryland - 390016N 0765233W

[meteorite-list] fossil meteorite

2007-01-10 Thread Robert Verish
Hi All, Here's a link to an interesting article about a REAL fossil meteorite: http://fossilmeteorite.notlong.com Considering all the recent discussion, there continues to be widespread misuse of this term. Editors of professional publications aren't in disagreement with the meaning of the

Re: [meteorite-list] Geoff's meteorite page on Wikipedia

2007-01-26 Thread Robert Verish
- Original Message - [meteorite-list] Geoff's meteorite page on Wikipedia MARK BOSTICK thebigcollector at msn.com Fri Jan 26 14:44:17 EST 2007 Did anyone else notice Geoff Notkin's meteorite page on Wikipedia? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteorite Clear Skies, Mark PS:

[meteorite-list] Fwd: Meteorite(s) lands in Didim, Turkey

2007-02-04 Thread Robert Verish
Hello Bjorn and All, Still in Tucson so I can't spend much more time researching this subject, but I hope this news item is of some help. Bob V. -- Forward Message -- Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2007 16:27:31 + From: David Entwistle [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Meteorite lands

[meteorite-list] Some thoughts on Larry Atkin's Recent Holbrook Find

2007-02-13 Thread Robert Verish
Thanks to John Gwilliam for posting his observations from previous years experiences at Holbrook. Similiar observations have been repeatably made at other strewn fields in the SW USA. Those who have had the benefit of being able to return to strewn fields year after year (or even at different

Re: [meteorite-list] Larry's Holbrook Holy Grail Find and Bob Haag's Venus Stone

2007-02-22 Thread Robert Verish
Thanks Ruben, for the clarification about Larry's find looking like a typical Holbrook in the interior. My curiosity was piqued when I saw the first images of Larry's find, because a portion of the surface that wasn't covered in fusion crust looked like chondrules that were weathering out of the

Re: [meteorite-list] Larry's Holbrook Holy Grail Find and Bob Haag's Venus Stone

2007-02-22 Thread Robert Verish
Hello Alex and All, Well, Alex, it is almost 10 years now that we have been exchanging email and posting to this List, and over that entire time I have considered you my am besten freund. And as the saying goes, the more time goes by, the less things change. And so, I can see that we are still

[meteorite-list] Venus Stone is not L6 (and not a Holbrook)

2007-02-22 Thread Robert Verish
And Bob Haag was right when he said that his Venus Stone is too old to be from the Holbrook fall. For the longest time, I too, thought that Bob's Stone was a Holbrook meteorite, until... I was able to closely examine the Venus Stone when it was on display at the Tucson Show a couple of years

Re: [meteorite-list] Venus Stone is not L6 (and not a Holbrook)

2007-02-23 Thread Robert Verish
--- Original Message --- Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 15:43:07 GMT From: Steve Schoner [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Venus Stone is not L6 (and not a Holbrook) ++... There is absolutely no reason that a chip from one of the exposed surfaces could not be

Re: [meteorite-list] Larry's Holbrook Holy Grail Find and Bob Haag's Venus Stone

2007-02-23 Thread Robert Verish
-- Original Message - [meteorite-list] Larry's Holbrook Holy Grail Find and Bob Haag's Venus Stone Alexander Seidel gsac at gmx.net Fri Feb 23 13:11:02 EST 2007 ... [Classification] could be done on the quite unspectacular backside of the stone.

[meteorite-list] holy grail of martian meteorites

2007-12-11 Thread Robert Verish
Amazing how fast time flies. Doesn't seem that long ago that a slice of LA 002 was considered unattainable, and was spoken of as the holy grail of basaltic shergottites. Yet it's still a unique and UNPAIRED martian meteorite. But that was Mars rock #15 then, and this is now... Had to cut a

[meteorite-list] holy grail of martian meteorites - correction

2007-12-11 Thread Robert Verish
Pete, Thanks for the headsup on the typo error. Bob V. -- Amazing how fast time flies. Doesn't seem that long ago that a slice of LA 002 was considered unattainable, and was spoken of as the holy grail of basaltic shergottites. Yet it's

[meteorite-list] most popular meteorite

2008-01-21 Thread Robert Verish
My guess would be... Coyote Dry Lake only because Greg Stanley was using his Blackberry when he was accessing that article. ;-) Bob V. - [meteorite-list] Note to greg re most popular meteorite greg stanley stanleygregr at yahoo.com Mon Jan 21

[meteorite-list] Google unEarths rare meteorite crater

2008-03-25 Thread Robert Verish
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2008/03/25/1206207065556.html http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2008/03/25/A_Hickman_in_Pilbara_wideweb__470x277,0.jpg Sudden impact: Google unearths rare meteorite crater The Sydney Morning Herald Stephen Hutcheon March 25, 2008 - 12:30PM 'Arthur Hickman's

[meteorite-list] Re: New Meteorite

2006-05-19 Thread Robert Verish
- Original Message --- [meteorite-list] New Meteorite Matson, Robert ROBERT.D.MATSON at saic.com Fri May 19 02:11:55 EDT 2006 Hi Sonny, I just finished cutting up some suspected meteorites from a hunting trip last week. I have started bringing home any

[meteorite-list] Amateurs and Professionals working together

2006-05-20 Thread Robert Verish
Hello Elton, Elton Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Some while ago there was a conference, I understand, that promoted the cooperation of professional and amateur working together instead of trashing each other and missing opportunities(paleo? meteoritical?). If anyone remembers this I'd

[meteorite-list] Fwd: Re: (meteorobs) meteorite strike in Norway?

2006-06-10 Thread Robert Verish
-- Forward Message - Re: (meteorobs) meteorite strike in Norway? In a message, Bias, Peter V [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes I received an email alerting me to this article (below) http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article1346411.ece about a meteorite strike

[meteorite-list] FWD: Session T121 Impact Craters: Structures, Drilling, Ages, and Geophysics at GSA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Oct. 2006

2006-06-20 Thread Robert Verish
= Original Message From Christian Koeberl = Dear All, We would like to draw your attention to a topical session at 2006 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, in Philadelphia, USA, October 22-25, 2006 Session T121. Impact Craters: Structures, Drilling, Ages, and Geophysics

[meteorite-list] Fwd: METEOR CONTEMPORARY POETRY PROJECT

2006-06-22 Thread Robert Verish
Forward Message - Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 00:57:56 -0700 (PDT) From: Valentin Grigore [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: METEOR CONTEMPORARY POETRY PROJECT (7) METEOR CONTEMPORARY POETRY PROJECT (7) - Andrei Dorian Gheorghe ([EMAIL PROTECTED]), Alastair McBeath

[meteorite-list] Fwd: More on the creationists at the Meteorite Festival

2006-07-09 Thread Robert Verish
http://jgrr.blogspot.com/2006/07/more-on-creationists-at-meteorite.html Thoughts from Kansas - More on the creationists at the Meteorite Festival Tuesday, July 04, 2006 I've been chatting with some of the good people of Haviland, they of the giant meteorites, about what's going on down there.

[meteorite-list] Re: Moss meteorite

2006-08-11 Thread Robert Verish
Hello Morton and List, This may be just a minor point but for purposes of clarification, I would like to suggest that your list of found stones be renumbered. It has already become a matter of public record that the 3rd stone was found prior to 23 July. See Mike Mazur's post:

[meteorite-list] Re: Moss Meteorite - The uncut story...

2006-08-19 Thread Robert Verish
Hello Mike Mazur, Wanted to personally thank you for your informative posts. You were the first to post to the List, last month, asking if anybody knew what were the laws related to finding meteorites in Norway. When you never got an answer to your question, you went out and searched for the

[meteorite-list] Congratulations Rob Matson

2006-09-12 Thread Robert Verish
Congratulations are in order for M-Listee, Rob Matson. Rob's the finder of a CK4 meteorite, Lucerne Valley 028 and it is now formally published in Met Bull #90: http://xrl.us/LV28CK4 Rob knows that my congratulations is not solely for finding a CK, but is more for finally being successful in

[meteorite-list] Re: 'Science Stud' Hosts PBS Show on Killer Asteroids

2006-10-03 Thread Robert Verish
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3313/01.html This is the episode in which the Science Stud interviews List member Rob Matson out in the field in the Mojave Desert on a meteorite hunt. A must see program for tonight, Bob V. - Original Message --- 'Science Stud'

[meteorite-list] FW: North Sea daylight fireball on May 31

2003-06-05 Thread Robert Verish
- Forward Message - meteorobs-digest Wednesday, June 4 2003 Volume 04 : Number 1160 (meteorobs) Northsea daylight fireball on May 31 (meteorobs) Northsea daylight fireball update (meteorobs) Meteor Activity Outlook for June 6-12, 2003

[meteorite-list] Possible Meteorite Impact Structure Found Off San Clemente Island, California

2003-06-11 Thread Robert Verish
Hello Paul and List, I would sure be interested in the proposed age for this structure. I didn't see anything mentioned about this in the abstract. Depending upon the age of this supposed impact, there should still be some evidence in the geologic record of tsunami debris deposits somewhere

[meteorite-list] FW: Update - Bodaibo bolide event

2003-06-11 Thread Robert Verish
Forward Message -- Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2003 10:55:41 +0400 From: Andrei Ol'khovatov [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Dear Marco and All, If I understand your question correctly, you are asking: why so little data? We have a quantative satellite info, which allows to

[meteorite-list] FW: Russian meteorites

2003-06-11 Thread Robert Verish
- Forward Messages --- meteorobs-digest Wednesday, June 11 2003 Volume 04 : Number 1163 -- Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 12:03:10 +0400 From: Andrei Ol'khovatov [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Dear Incognito and All, As I understand

[meteorite-list] Felix... CO3.2 or CO3.4???????

2003-06-11 Thread Robert Verish
Thanks, Jeff, for the clarification. But, now starts a new problem. How to get the other databases updated? Typically, to get the Catalogue of Meteorites revised, all Monica Grady needs is a paper which she can reference in her database. Sometimes this is preceded by an entry in the

[meteorite-list] NASA - Astronomy Picture of the Day Turns 8! (on 030616)

2003-06-16 Thread Robert Verish
Try this URL: http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap030616.html Bob V. -- [meteorite-list] NASA - Astronomy Picture of the Day Turns 8! Jeff Kuyken [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mon, 16 Jun 2003 17:49:46 +1000 G'day List, Thought some may like to see todays page.

[meteorite-list] Another fireball below the cloud deck.

2003-06-16 Thread Robert Verish
Thought this may be of some interest. Another report of a fireball below the cloud level. In the past, these accounts have been written off as being a depth perception problem or optical illusion [read delusion] but these accounts should be looked at more closely: --- Forward

[meteorite-list] Video from the Vitim bolide hypocenter

2003-06-19 Thread Robert Verish
--- Forward Message --- Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 13:39:27 +0400 From: Andrei Ol'khovatov [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: (meteorobs) More on the Vitim bolide Dear All, A brief video of from the Vitim bolide epicenter were shown today by TV in Russia. Again, I don't comment

[meteorite-list] Nevada Meteorite Picture of the Day

2003-07-01 Thread Robert Verish
Hello List, Here's something new I'm going to give a try: Nevada Meteorite Picture of the Day http://meteorite-recovery.tripod.com/nvmetpod/nvmetpix.htm Seems like everyone has a *** Picture of the Day web site, so why not one for Nevada Meteorites? What with all the recent interest in Nev

[meteorite-list] Nevada Meteorite Picture of the Day

2003-07-02 Thread Robert Verish
Nevada Meteorite Picture of the Day (NvMPOD) - Quartz Mountain at: http://meteorite-recovery.tripod.com/nvmetpod/nvmetpix.htm Bob V. __ Do you Yahoo!? SBC Yahoo! DSL - Now only $29.95 per month! http://sbc.yahoo.com

[meteorite-list] AUCTION ALERT: cat mountain on eBay for $.99 !!

2003-07-03 Thread Robert Verish
Auction Alert: Cat Mountain on eBay for $.99!! http://members.ebay.com/aboutme/bolide*chaser/ __ Do you Yahoo!? SBC Yahoo! DSL - Now only $29.95 per month! http://sbc.yahoo.com __ Meteorite-list mailing list [EMAIL

[meteorite-list] Interesting item on eBay web site item#2182222677: Meteo...

2003-07-05 Thread Robert Verish
he saw a fresh crater in the farm field with dirt all thrown up and around, and when him and his brother poked a shovel in the bottom they found this rock Hey Larry? Maybe they hadn't dug all the way down to the bottom! Maybe they had dug down only 1 foot away from the meteorite and this rock

[meteorite-list] Archive for NV Met. Picture of the Day

2003-07-10 Thread Robert Verish
Hello List, A number of people have asked me how can they access past Pictures of the Day? Good question. Well, I finally made a web page that will serve as an Archive, so that past PODs can be accessed . Archive for Nevada Meteorite Picture of the Day:

[meteorite-list] FW: Fireballs Here, Fireballs There

2003-07-15 Thread Robert Verish
-- Forward Messages Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 10:01:35 -0600 From: Jill and Nevyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: (meteorobs) Fire Ball over the Gila I don't know if this helps, but that fire ball also had a very long tail. Now what was a bit odd, at least to me, was that

[meteorite-list] More on that other Fireball - in Arizona

2003-07-16 Thread Robert Verish
-- More Forward Messages Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 17:23:16 -0600 From: Jim Gamble [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: (meteorobs) Fire Ball over the Gila All, I've added a small Quicktime movie to the web page. This is from a videotape as seen from the El Paso all sky

[meteorite-list] Crow Eaters - Even your best friends won't tell you... feather breath?

2003-07-20 Thread Robert Verish
Ken and LISTees, I wholeheartedly agree with you. I think it would be a very good gesture. But, you can't say that the entire LIST was wrong about that meteorite. I know a number of people that thought it was, at least, meteorite iron shale. And there were a few who even thought that it

[meteorite-list] The AMS Radio Meteor Project

2003-07-24 Thread Robert Verish
http://www.amsmeteors.org/radmet.html The AMS Radiometeor Project For nearly forty years the American Meteor Society (AMS) has encouraged its amateur members to experiment with the establishment of forward scatter receiver systems. First successes in this area were had by the Kansas Meteor

[meteorite-list] Cool Eisen-shale on german eBay :-)

2003-07-24 Thread Robert Verish
Was bedeutet meteor-wrong auf Deutsch? Okay? I'll just make up a word: Schrecklicheschlackestienen ... ... couldn't finish typing out the word - my hand cramped-up! ;-) Bob V. -- Original Message - [meteorite-list] Cool Ataxite on german eBay :-)

[meteorite-list] Sonic-booms (?) in the south of France

2003-07-25 Thread Robert Verish
Jeremie VAUBAILLON is not a member of our M-List, but he is soliciting eye-witness accounts from our members in Italy or Spain of a bolide event in the south of France. If you reply, please add Jeremie's address: [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- Forward Message --- Date: Fri, 25

[meteorite-list] FWD: News on the Vitim bolide

2003-07-26 Thread Robert Verish
- Forward Message meteorobs-digest Saturday, July 26 2003 Volume 04 : Number 1192 (meteorobs) News on the Vitim bolide (meteorobs) The Vitim bolide in English (meteorobs) On the Vitim bolide in English (meteorobs) A small addition

[meteorite-list] FWD: The Vitim update

2003-07-27 Thread Robert Verish
-- Forward Message meteorobs-digestSunday, July 27 2003 Volume 04 : Number 1193 ++ (meteorobs) re: Vitim event (2) (meteorobs) The Vitim event, the airplane crash and more (meteorobs) The Vitim update Re: (meteorobs) The Vitim event,

[meteorite-list] Re: Tagish Lake a CI2??

2003-08-01 Thread Robert Verish
Hello List, Last month there was a question raised about Tagish Lake. I didn't see a reply to that post, but if there has been a reply, and if this list of references is redundant, I apologize. Of course, the most recent work on Tagish Lake is being presented this week at the MetSoc Meeting

[meteorite-list] Re: Red lake Meteorite?

2003-08-01 Thread Robert Verish
Hello List, Last month there was a question raised about the Red Dry Lake AZ meteorites. I didn't see any replies to that post, but even if there were, I have some more information that I can add. The defining document for these meteorites is: Meteoritical Bulletin No. 86 - page 13, Table 3.

[meteorite-list] Re: Meteorite Collecting Ban

2003-08-08 Thread Robert Verish
Well Al, If what you say is true, then I may want to know the name of this snitch, too. No doubt, this tipster informed on me, as well, when I wrote this post back in 2001: - Archived Message [meteorite-list] NOT [OT] Robert Verish [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fri, 12 Oct

[meteorite-list] Re: Antarctic meteorite stats

2003-08-14 Thread Robert Verish
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: With these factors in mind, has anyone attempted to estimate the annual fall rate derived from the number of Antarctic meteorite finds? Rob raises a very good question. If the answer turns out to be, Yes, it was attempted, but various factors worked against obtaining a

[meteorite-list] NWA 801

2003-08-14 Thread Robert Verish
Not sure why this Subject keeps reoccurring on the List. Also, not sure why we are troubling Jeff about meteorites that haven't been submitted to his Committee ... it's simple... go to this web page to see if it has been approved: http://meteoriticalsociety.org/bulletin/master-index-2003.pdf

[meteorite-list] OT: Perseid Peak Night real-time chat meeting tonight!

2003-08-14 Thread Robert Verish
-- Forward Message Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 15:31:07 -0400 From: Lew Gramer Subject: (meteorobs) MSNBC.com: Make the most of the meteor show tonight... [From this Space.com article on the MSNBC website: http://www.msnbc.com/news/947032.asp ] Make the most

[meteorite-list] Meteorite Collecting Ban

2003-08-14 Thread Robert Verish
This has been a great thread about Antarctica and Hot Desert Meteorites, but unfortunately it has been going under the Subject title of Meteorite Collecting Ban! Take a mental note of this for when, say a year from now, you want to go back and try and find this in the Archives. This is a good

[meteorite-list] FW: The Vitim event and more

2003-08-14 Thread Robert Verish
Forward Message -- Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 10:25:57 +0400 From: Andrei Ol'khovatov Subject: (meteorobs) The Vitim event and more Dear All, Expeditions have returned from the Vitim bolide epicenter. No fragments were discovered. Some samples of soil etc. were

[meteorite-list] Sanctions

2003-08-14 Thread Robert Verish
Hello List, Just received this news bit from a mineral dealer: Greetings, As many of you are aware, the US recently imposed sanctions against Burma. This includes any and all products produced, mined, manufactured, grown or assembled in Burma, including gems, jewelry and mineral specimens. I

[meteorite-list] Image of Mount Vernon on Ch4 NEWS

2003-08-15 Thread Robert Verish
-- Forward Message Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 08:01:16 +0400 From: Andrei Ol'khovatov [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: (meteorobs) US TV on a meteorite fall http://www.komotv.com/stories/26636.htm -- End __ Do you

[meteorite-list] Recent Flash Floods

2003-08-21 Thread Robert Verish
I would be very interested in hearing from List members who have actually witnessed the effects of the very recent flooding in the Southwestern US deserts. I'm particularly interested in how much flooding has occurred on mud flats and playas in California and Nevada. Arizona has had a great deal

[meteorite-list] Re: IMCA Membership/Meteorite or Meteor Wrong?

2003-08-21 Thread Robert Verish
Hi Mike, Being a member of IMCA doesn't imply that you know anything more about meteorites than the next collector. Anymore than NOT being an member should ever imply that you know less than IMCA members. IMCA members only hold EACH OTHER to a standard of never knowingly selling something that

[meteorite-list] Re: Recent Flash Floods

2003-08-21 Thread Robert Verish
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-rain21aug21003423,1,5097808.story?coll=la-headlines-california Thanks to everyone who responded to me with their eye-witness accounts. It appears that Mother Nature is very quickly giving back, that which she so very slowly has been taking away. Bob V.

[meteorite-list] Re: Recent Flash Floods

2003-08-22 Thread Robert Verish
. [meteorite-list] Re: Recent Flash Floods Paul [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fri, 22 Aug 2003 09:25:55 -0700 (PDT) On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 12:30:11 -0700 (PDT) Robert Verish This most recent influx of moisture into the deserts has caused severe flash-flooding. Up until now, the dry lakes have been

[meteorite-list] Elma status

2003-08-25 Thread Robert Verish
Charles R. Viau [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: and while probably not a meteorite by definition... ? ...if the word ELMA bothers you, delete this message and please don't respond to the list. ! - Be advised, Charles! It isn't just Farmer that has a problem with

[meteorite-list] NASA comes up short in search for life in Chilean desert

2003-08-25 Thread Robert Verish
Although this could be considered Off-topic, I just thought you would like to know how NASA spent all of that money it saved when it decided to halt funding that was formerly used by universities to classify non-Antarctic meteorite finds: -

[meteorite-list] Elma material - the problem if it IS a meteorite

2003-08-26 Thread Robert Verish
Question #1: Is this material a meteorite, or is it not? And the corollary questions: Why is it so hard to decide whether it is a meteorite, or not? and What is it specifically that makes anyone think that this material is meteoritic-related? If it turns out that this material is

[meteorite-list] Re: Elma status

2003-08-27 Thread Robert Verish
Right off the top, I don't think anyone needs to get defensive about this subject. I'm hoping this whole matter will soon end on a very positive note. Keep in mind that I'm pulling for you guys up there in US Northwest, and that I've always been supportive of ALL of your research efforts. The

[meteorite-list] Fw: Daylight fireball

2003-08-27 Thread Robert Verish
- Forward Message To: meteorobs [EMAIL PROTECTED] CC: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Ed Majden [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 14:53:01 -0700 Subject: [Bolide_Chasers] Fw: Daylight fireball A daylight fireball was observed on 2003 August 24 around 15:22 P.D.T.

[meteorite-list] Elma material - the problem if it ISN'T a meteorite

2003-08-27 Thread Robert Verish
Still asking: Is this material a meteorite, or is it not? If it turns out that this material is NOT meteorite-related, then why have us all hold our breath? Why build up anticipation and risk a greater disappointment by announcing it later? If THIS is NOT a meteorite, this won't be so much

[meteorite-list] Mars Meteorites on MTV

2003-08-27 Thread Robert Verish
http://www.mtv.com/onair/tomgreen/new_tom_green/poll/ If you would like to see the LA 002 meteorite appear on MTV's The New Tom Green Show, you can go to the above web page and vote! You will be polled as to: Where should Tom's co-host Glenn sleep Wednesday night? X Watching Mars with Dr.

[meteorite-list] OT - FW: meteor detection in AM SW band

2003-08-27 Thread Robert Verish
- Forward Message Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 12:38:46 +0200 From: ht s [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: (meteorobs) meteor detection in AM SW band ASART(more info:www.asartonline.org or Meteor Related Links at meteorobs.org) is also trying to use FM bands but as we

[meteorite-list] Re: Mars Meteorites on MTV

2003-08-28 Thread Robert Verish
] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Request from The New Tom Green Show Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 14:14:19 -0700 Dear Robert Verish, I am contacting you from The New Tom Green Show, a nightly Talk Show on MTV. Tom Green's sidekick is Glenn Humplick and each week we feature a segment called: Where

[meteorite-list] FW:

2003-08-30 Thread Robert Verish
-- Forward Message To reply: send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] or http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cometandmeteorobserving/post?act=replymessageNum=1953 - Hi everyone, I am getting reports in from people across the

[meteorite-list] Recent significant larger US finds - More!?

2003-09-01 Thread Robert Verish
Hello All, And thanks, John, for mentioning my name in regards to all of those small finds. And, in turn, I would like to point out that there are a number of other List members, as well, who are also making a yearly contribution of small finds to the Meteoritical Bulletin. Because of problems

[meteorite-list] Correlation of Fa Fs for ordinary chondrites

2003-09-08 Thread Robert Verish
Hello Rob, Thank you for sharing this correlation formula. Not only is this of interest to me, but others may find this of some use in pairing meteorites. Just wanted to let you know that your time and effort was appreciated. Can you remind me where we first heard that there was an actual

[meteorite-list] FW: Mars and Meteors

2003-09-08 Thread Robert Verish
In the following thread, some people may be more comfortable with the term meteoroid in place of the word meteor as it was being used in regards to Mars, and for sure in regards to the Moon: - Forward Message -- meteorobs-digest Saturday, September 6 2003

[meteorite-list] Cold hunting?

2003-09-10 Thread Robert Verish
Hello Norm List, One of the reasons that Norm mentions my name is because we've already been exchanging email and mostly on this very subject. (And why not, we've been crossing each others tracks for some time, now;-) But there are a number of us on this list that are interested in this

[meteorite-list] OFF TOPIC - [Not So] Unusual (here in SoCal)

2003-09-10 Thread Robert Verish
Since this OT thread continues to persist, here is a Southern California perspective on this subject: Searched web for parrot pasadena southern california Results 1 - 10 of about 866. Search took 0.36 seconds. Quick Facts About Pasadena ... Pasadena, Texas was named after Pasadena, California

[meteorite-list] Dave Freeman's Rock Springs Meteorite

2003-09-11 Thread Robert Verish
Here's an image of the L6 that Dave is talking about: http://www.geocities.com/bolidechaser/rocksprings/rckspr88.jpg Happy Birthday, Dave! And best wishes, Bob V. - [meteorite-list] Cold hunting David Freeman [EMAIL PROTECTED] Wed, 10 Sep 2003 21:03:34 -0600

[meteorite-list] Re: Recent Flash Floods

2003-09-11 Thread Robert Verish
(PDT) Robert Verish This most recent influx of moisture into the deserts has caused severe flash-flooding. Up until now, the dry lakes have been overly wet with standing water, but flash-flooding has the energy to bring large volumes of mud and rock with that water, out into the middle

[meteorite-list] Re: Recent Flash Floods

2003-09-11 Thread Robert Verish
(PDT) Robert Verish This most recent influx of moisture into the deserts has caused severe flash-flooding. Up until now, the dry lakes have been overly wet with standing water, but flash-flooding has the energy to bring large volumes of mud and rock with that water, out into the middle

[meteorite-list] OT: Neat asteroid stuff!!

2003-09-24 Thread Robert Verish
Regarding: [meteorite-list] Neat asteroid stuff!! More neat stuff here: http://www.lunar-occultations.com/iota/asteroids/astrndx.htm -- http://skyandtelescope.com/observing/objects/occultations/article_870_1.asp Planetary Occultations for 2003 By David W.

[meteorite-list] Definitions for Slickenside [Slick-n-sides]

2003-09-25 Thread Robert Verish
Searched the web for slickenside. Results 1 - 10 of about 1,360. slickenside. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English ... slickenside. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ... 2000. slickenside. SYLLABICATION: slick·en·side. ...

[meteorite-list] Help???

2003-09-26 Thread Robert Verish
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[meteorite-list] Green Glassy Stone

2003-09-28 Thread Robert Verish
Hello List, Just started to catch up on some of the recent posts to the List, and came across the thread about Tsavorites. I saw this auction on eBay, and I said to myself, Good grief, 'Tsavorite Tektites'? This is really going to start a firestorm on the List! But instead, I see 'Tsavorite

[meteorite-list] original rosamond

2003-09-29 Thread Robert Verish
I agree with Mike. Let's get any corrections or revisions in to him and his brother so that the next version of A to Z will be even better than the last one. In the meanwhile, let's continue to refer to the 5th Edition of the Catalogue of Meteorites should we run into any contradictions or

[meteorite-list] List Archives Down

2003-09-29 Thread Robert Verish
Hello List, This post is a Re-transmission! I apologize if this post has been repeated, but the first post never made it to the List Archives... The List Archives at - http://www.pairlist.net/pipermail/meteorite-list/ are down again. All September posts prior to: Sun, 28 Sep 2003 21:23:17

[meteorite-list] Re: The Mail Archive

2003-09-30 Thread Robert Verish
Hello List, The List Archives are back up. But while I was searching for a way to retrieve the missing messages, I discovered that our List has a doppelgänger! Here's the other List Archives - called Mail Archive: http://www.mail-archive.com/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/msg12553.html This MailArchive had

[meteorite-list] Meteorite Hits House In Louisiana

2003-09-30 Thread Robert Verish
From Mark Schleifstein's newspaper article: We found olivine, pyroxene, plagioclase and troilite, a combination of minerals often found in meteorites, said Stephen Nelson, chairman of Tulane's earth and environmental sciences department. Nelson used X-ray diffraction Friday afternoon to

[meteorite-list] FW: ECTV/Breaking News - Is This The Culprit for Meteors Crashing To Earth?

2003-09-30 Thread Robert Verish
- Forward Message - From: Mitch Battros [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 7:40 AM To: Breaking News Subject: ECTV/Breaking News - Is This The Culprit for Meteors Crashing To Earth? Is This The Culprit for Meteors Crashing To Earth?...09/30/03 by Mitch

[meteorite-list] A Daytime Fireball Over South Wales

2003-10-01 Thread Robert Verish
Hello List, For those that are interested, there is a very informative thread about this South Wales Fireball on this website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/meteorobs/ http://groups.yahoo.com/group/meteorobs/messages/ http://www.meteorobs.org/maillist/maillist-10-2003.html There is way too much

[meteorite-list] Re: Check this ebay add out!!!

2003-10-09 Thread Robert Verish
To all that are concerned: Forget the eBay auction!! This seller isellmeteorites (nohedoesn't) has had a web site for some time, now, under the name ComstockMeteorites.com (800)-474-7284 http//www.ComstockMeteorites.com where numerous desert-varnished terrestrial rocks have been offered for

[meteorite-list] Re: Fireball with sonic boom over Western Australia

2003-10-15 Thread Robert Verish
Which makes this report even more problematic was that The Advertiser article concluded that there were probably no meteorites to be recovered from this fireball, when there wasn't sufficient evidence to make that statement. Bob V. -- Original Message - Date: Tue,

[meteorite-list] Re: Taza and Glorieta Mountain

2003-10-15 Thread Robert Verish
- Original Message - [meteorite-list] Re: Taza and Glorieta Mountain [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Wed, 15 Oct 2003 16:13:11 -0400 Ah... but these do look like Taza. I have found many over the years, and if you set one side by side with Taza you would

[meteorite-list] HERMES IS FOUND (...didn't even know he was lost!)

2003-10-15 Thread Robert Verish
Here is some background info' on the asteroid that Rob Matson reported on earlier: Bob V. - Appended Message - From: john kagey [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 02:34:23 - Subject: HERMES IS FOUND After eluding astronomers for 66 years, the long-lost

[meteorite-list] mail-archive.com

2003-10-15 Thread Robert Verish
http://www.mail-archive.com/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/maillist.html Well, as was predicted, it is now mid-month and the List Archive is down, again - it's missing all of this months posts prior to Oct 14th. No surprise, given the heavy volume of posts this month. But the good news is that the

[meteorite-list] Fireballs with Sonic Booms 101

2003-10-16 Thread Robert Verish
In my reply to a post regarding a Fireball with Sonic Boom in Australia, I commented that the sonic boom precluded that there were meteorites produced by this event. My statement was considered to be inaccurate by listees Jim Gamble and Ed Majden. In their efforts to educate me on the details

[meteorite-list] Back to meteorites..

2003-10-16 Thread Robert Verish
-- Original Message [meteorite-list] Back to meteorites.. tracy latimer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tue, 14 Oct 2003 19:17:50 + Back when I was first getting into collecting, I purchased a partslice of meteorite that had been labeled as Kem Kem. However, when I got

[meteorite-list] Rocket Launch contrail

2003-10-18 Thread Robert Verish
Good Morning from Pasadena, Just now observed the lingering contrail of a launch all the way over at Vandenberg CA. The way that this rocket exhaust twisted and was distorted by the atmosphere at that high altitude reminded me of our discussion about debris trails from fireballs. Definitely

[meteorite-list] Beginner Collection

2003-10-21 Thread Robert Verish
Hello Vishnu, Nice start to a meteorite collection. I know a guy in Chicago that already would like to make a trade with you. Welcome to the List and continued Good Luck with your beginner collection, Bob V. [meteorite-list] Beginner Collection vishnu

[meteorite-list] Found a new Mars book!

2003-10-21 Thread Robert Verish
Thanks for the reminder, Twink. When I joined Friends of PSI it included a subscription to their newsletter. Your post has reminded me to renew my subscription. Here is the URL: http://www.psi.edu/friends.html and here is a page from the latest newsletter which describes Hartmann's recent

[meteorite-list] Re: Another possibly-misidentified fireball

2003-10-22 Thread Robert Verish
Apparently, I'm not the only one that finds it hard to believe that this fireball was from a meteor shower: - Messages Forward without Permission - From: http://www.meteorobs.org Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 18:07:16 -0400 (EDT) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Another

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