Re: [meteorite-list] GA NC TN AL KY Meteor Approx 2320 EDT // 2220 CDT 02AUG2014

2014-08-05 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi Anne and all, There are many scientifically calculated fall rates. Most assume meteorites that have landed are 100 grams or larger as those are deemed more findable. A Canadian study estimated some 21,000 falls per year. We loose 3/4 in the oceans, leaving some 6,000 to land on dry land.

Re: [meteorite-list] How Many Meteorites Fall Each Year?

2014-08-07 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
and other sources, as well as discussing methods of calculating the fall rate. Sterling Webb -Original Message- From: Meteorite-list [mailto:meteorite-list-boun...@meteoritecentral.com] On Behalf Of almitt2--- via Meteorite-list Sent: Tuesday, August 05

[meteorite-list] Geoff Notkin

2014-08-12 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings, Geoff, if you would send me your email address so I can contact you. Thanks! --AL Mitterling __ Visit the Archives at http://www.meteorite-list-archives.com Meteorite-list mailing list Meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com

Re: [meteorite-list] AL Havrilla

2014-09-27 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
A Tribute To AL Havrilla Some of you may have known AL as he was a meteorite collector. Perhaps some of the meteorite dealers may have known him better. He read the list and was a lurker. AL Passed away Wednesday September 17th 2014. He had a long history of illness due to his diabetes. He

Re: [meteorite-list] 22 Years Ago Today: Peekskill Meteorite Hit Car

2014-10-10 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi Ron and all, Good post on the Peekskill! Besides the piece that hit the car, two other fragments also fell. Neither of which have been located. Some speculation that they may have landed in the ocean or body of water further to the east. The Car was purchased by AL Lang, a long time

Re: [meteorite-list] The True Story of Ann Hodges: History?s Only Meteorite Victim

2015-01-19 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings, Ann Hodges isn't the only person to be struck by a meteorite. During the Mbale fall, a young boy was hit on the head by a small stone and suffer no injury. See Sky and Telescope on the article. Best! --AL Mitterling Mitterling Meteorites Quoting Shawn Alan via Meteorite-list

Re: [meteorite-list] Happy birthday to the Giants

2015-02-18 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi Frank and all, Nininger was involved in each of these. The Norton County Aubrite was purchased (and dug up) by Lincoln LaPaz after he was able to out bid Nininger on it. A sore spot for years to come between the men. Both impressive meteorites. --AL Mitterling Quoting Frank Cressy via

Re: [meteorite-list] Edwin Thompson's----EarthUnder

2015-03-05 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
I Agree with John L. on Edwin's book!! Edwin has certainly been a member of the meteorite community long before most of us and did a lot of travel in order to get specimens in the hands of collectors, museums and researchers. It is great that we get to share some of these adventures with him

Re: [meteorite-list] Notice to eBay Meteorite Sellers

2015-03-03 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings, About time that eBay was humbled a bit. Every time I get on to sell I find that things are even more restrictive than the last time I sold. While the buyers should be protective from fraud, so should the sellers. As was said, eBay use to be about a market place for sellers to

Re: [meteorite-list] Notice to eBay Meteorite Sellers

2015-03-03 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings, About time that eBay was humbled a bit. Every time I get on to sell I find that things are even more restrictive than the last time I sold. While the buyers should be protective from fraud, so should the sellers. As was said, eBay use to be about a market place for sellers to

Re: [meteorite-list] Accepting Inquiries From Accredited Scientific or Educational Institutions...

2015-06-07 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings, It doesn't matter what a real meteorite is to these type of people. They believe that what they have is a meteorite and we are all plotting against them. They think we are trying to cheat them out of their specimen worth millions of dollars. You can't reason with insanity by

[meteorite-list] Pluto Meteorites

2015-07-13 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings, Since the New Horizons probe is near it's closest encounter to Pluto, thought it might be a good time to bring up the topic of possible Plutonian Meteorites we might have in our collections. There are some orbital dynamics that would make it a long shot but if another Pluto size

Re: [meteorite-list] Denver Show Question

2015-09-13 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi Dennis, Here is a link to where most of the meteorite dealers are located. There are other areas for meteorites at the show also. http://www.mzexpos.com/colorado_fall_dealer_list.html Best! --AL Mitterling Quoting Hotmail via Meteorite-list :

Re: [meteorite-list] Send me a photo too

2015-09-15 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi list and Bob, I don't know if I would take a gamble on that or not. :-) --AL Mitterling Quoting Robert Haag via Meteorite-list : I need an excuse to go to. Las Vegas Sent from my iPhone __ Visit our

[meteorite-list] 1996-2016 meteorite collectors / dealers

2015-12-28 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings, Great Topic John!! I technically started my collection in the mid 1960's with a visit to Meteor(ite) Crater. I was hoping to buy an actual iron meteorite. You could only buy shale, so I bought several on a square card that had a purplish/red color with a fireball trail and

Re: [meteorite-list] 6th Annual Eating Your Way Around Tucson - 2016

2016-01-11 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi John and all, In regards to La Fuente Restaurant, on 1749 N. Oracle Rd., I believe that restaurant has closed for good. Need input from those who live in Tucson. Too bad as that was right in the heart of the Gem Shows. For a great hamburger at low cost, In and Out Burger is a great

Re: [meteorite-list] China Now Hosts The World's Largest Gem and Mineral Show

2016-01-23 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings all, Wondering what the attendance of the Tucson show was in the 1990's. If I had to guess I'd say 200,000 or more. I can remember it being so much larger than past years I have been able to attend. I remember trying to find parking spots for a half hour or more. You learn to walk to

Re: [meteorite-list] China Now Hosts The World's Largest Gem and Mineral Show

2016-01-24 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi Anne and all, I can remember it being larger in the early 1990's compared to the shows after 2002. I'd multiply finding a parking spot by 3 back then to now. My opinion and memory isn't always right but it was larger then. Most people back then made reservations a year ahead of time in

Re: [meteorite-list] Jupiter meteorite question

2016-03-19 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi, I have some specimens from Neptune. Neptune, Ohio that is.  --AL Mitterling Quoting Jeff Tougint via Meteorite-list : it would be PRICELESS... __ Visit our Facebook page

Re: [meteorite-list] Looking for Monument Draw (ACAP) and Gibson (LOD)

2016-03-19 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi Peter, Not sure if I am getting through to you by email, but I have a 2.9 gram part slice of Monument Draw. Let me know on list if you have tried to contact me. Best! --AL Mitterling Mitterling Meteorites Quoting Peter Marmet via Meteorite-list

Re: [meteorite-list] Jupiter meteorite question

2016-03-19 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi, I have some specimens from Neptune. Neptune, Ohio that is.  --AL Mitterling Quoting Jeff Tougint via Meteorite-list : it would be PRICELESS... __ Visit our Facebook page

Re: [meteorite-list] Aztec, NM Meteorite questions

2016-03-21 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi Dennis, Ruben and all, I checked out some of my Nininger books but didn't find any info either. Looks like most of the material is at the Field Museum. There are some smaller specimens (cut from the one stone that fell) in a couple of other collections including Nininger's. Fell February

Re: [meteorite-list] Invented words

2016-05-11 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings, I've had fun reading this discussion but a good one none the less. When I joined this list (shortly after it's creation) we had a discussion on fireballs and bolides. With all of the discussion, members couldn't agree on those terms of use. I then realized if we couldn't come to

[meteorite-list] AD: Ohio Meteorite Collection

2016-07-30 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
To those members on the List who might be interested, I have 8 Ohio meteorites, most of which are impossible to find or even buy, available. The items are pieces from my own personal collection. I would rather sell the whole group but would consider offers on a piece or several. Please

[meteorite-list] AD: Ohio Meteorite Collection

2016-08-01 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
To those members on the List who might be interested, I have 8 Ohio meteorites, most of which are impossible to find or even buy, available. The items are pieces from my own personal collection. I would rather sell the whole group but would consider offers on a piece or several. Please

Re: [meteorite-list] Cutting An Iron

2016-07-02 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi John, Using a CBN Blade sold by the company you referred to is a bad idea in my experience. In the past I used their blades and they were great early on. Don't know what happened but the quality of the blades went down and I coudn't even cut a half inch before the material on the blade

Re: [meteorite-list] Fwd: Meteor Noises Probed by Researchers

2017-02-20 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings, I've heard sound coming from a meteor at the same time it became visible. I always attributed it to low frequency radio waves having seen and heard at the same time. Best! --AL Mitterling Mitterling Meteorites __ Visit our

Re: [meteorite-list] How Many Meteorites Are Hidden on Farmland?

2016-09-01 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Quoting bill kies via Meteorite-list : Pleasant article. Very little hype of the sort we are often inundated with. The only thing that I found disappointing was the lack of information pertaining to the rock/meteorite itself. Kinda looks like a pallasite

Re: [meteorite-list] The World's Second Largest Meteorite

2016-09-13 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi List, All sells of big iron meteorites of 28,000 kilos and over are now suspended! Ya I know, I don't like that cute joke anymore either but had to "weigh" in. --AL Mitterling Mitterling Meteorites Quoting Peter Scherff via Meteorite-list :

Re: [meteorite-list] The World's Second Largest Meteorite

2016-09-13 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi List, All sells of big iron meteorites of 28,000 kilos and over are now suspended! Ya I know, I don't like that cute joke anymore either but had to "weigh" in. --AL Mitterling Mitterling Meteorites Quoting Peter Scherff via Meteorite-list :

Re: [meteorite-list] Curiosity Just Found a Freaky Metal Meteorite on Mars

2016-11-02 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi Tom and all, Besides this find of a meteorite on Mars, some of the robot explores there have found other meteorites in the past. Since Mars has such a thin atmosphere, the meteorites don't get ablated like they do during a fall here on Earth. Seeing the meteorites there on Mars, they are

Re: [meteorite-list] Annual Moon Impacts More Frequent Then Previously Estimated

2016-10-15 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi Kelly, Always appreciate your posts to the list! Thank you for sharing this resource. --AL Mitterling Quoting "Beatty, Kelly via Meteorite-list" : hi, Paul... it's an interesting revelation that demonstrates the power of LRO's camera. but some of

Re: [meteorite-list] RSVP Ongoing rants

2017-08-14 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings List Members, This could be Steve Curry who is obsessed with his fake Mars Meteorites and was proven wrong in a court of law. My guess or one of his followers. --AL Mitterling Mitterling Meteorites Quoting John Lutzon via Meteorite-list :

Re: [meteorite-list] Nininger's Meteorite Museum Ruins

2017-07-22 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Hi Karlis, I wouldn't recommend trespassing on the property as you could be arrested and they might even impound your vehicle (at least don't do it until after the eclipse)  but perhaps the solution would be to contact the property owner and request permission to simply walk around the building

[meteorite-list] AD: Re: Want To Buy Large Zag or Monahans

2017-10-31 Thread almitt2--- via Meteorite-list
Greetings, I have two riker displays of Monahans, with an image of the boys that one of the specimens fell near and a micro specimen enclosed in the riker. Came from the source that helped the boys get ownership of the material. I also have a larger Millbillillie, Australia 360 grams that has