[meteorite-list] New Meteorite Fall
From: J. <J._at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:18:30 2004
Man, poor Mike. I think it might be prudent to look for a hospital close to
civilazition. That bad of a burn and heatstoke can lead to many other
problems. You know it has to be bad for a man from Tucson to be in that
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Strope" <jim_at_catchafallingstar.com>
To: "Meteorite Central" <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 12:43 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] New Meteorite Fall
> Hi List Members...........
> Here is a report from one of the other teams that are competing with Adam
> and Greg and others on this new fall.
> I just got the following email from Mike and Eric who are now in Lesotho
> (Matteo, this is in SOUTH AFRICA not NORTHWEST AFRICA).
> Take a look at the ordeal they are going through. The recent pricing from
> Adam's team seems pretty cheap when you factor in the hardship.
> Also, I am NOT part of this expedition so I will NOT be having any of this
> material for sale
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Farmer" <meteoriteguy_at_yahoo.com>
> To: "Jim Strope" <jim_at_catchafallingstar.com>
> Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 8:09 AM
> Subject: New Meteorite Fall
> > Jim,. hey, It is hell here, I am so sunburned and had
> > heatstroke yesterday. We got seperated and me without
> > water for 6 hours, burning in the sun, I almost died,
> > I was reduced to guzzling water from a well,,
> > extremely dangerous but we had to climb up a mountain,
> > so hard.
> > We have some kilos, got some from the people.
> > I just want to tell everyone that Eric and I are here
> > in Lesotho, beautiful country. and the people are
> > among the nicest I have ever met.
> > Most of the meteorite is gone, very little left being
> > found. Many years
> > salary as a house can be built for only $300.00. The
> > people were jumping with joy, and i mean litteraly at
> > the money we gave them, including many gifts of candy
> > and pens and pencils for the children, shoes, shirts,
> > knives etc. They were hugging us. It is so poor there, we tried to do
> > all we could to help them out.
> > Nice complete
> > stones.
> > Heat stroke almost got me , I cound'nt sleep due to the
> > blisters covering my face, ears and neck/I am in
> > excruciating pain right now.
> > Mike
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