[meteorite-list] Pricing question

From: Jeff Kuyken <info_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 21:21:47 +1100
Message-ID: <6B9A7803866443F68160560C7FE949EE_at_JeffPC>

If it's leaving on a train from Chicago does that mean it arrived the day
before at 40 MPH after being bought on ebay the day before that at 20,000
MPH?! ;-)



----- Original Message -----
From: "Darren Garrison" <cynapse at charter.net>
To: <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Sunday, March 01, 2009 5:44 AM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Pricing question

> On Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:06:50 -0700, you wrote:
>>Suppose you have 3 specimens of a fairly common meteorite. Specimen #1 is
>>a nice 100g individual. #2 is an equally nice 100g endcut with a polished
>>face. #3 is a similarly nice 100g full slice, 3mm thick, with one side
>>polished and the other side rough. All specimens are of equal quality
>>(i.e., #1 is not a fabulously oriented piece, #3 does not have a
>>super-fantastic inclusion). If specimen #3 sells for $10 per gram, how
>>much do the others sell for?
> And what specimen #1 is on a train leaving Chicago at 8:15 traveling 80
> MPH, and
> specimen #2 is on a bus leaving Memphis at...
> okay, I'd say that #1 and #2 would sell for less, because #3, having the
> largest
> visible surface area, would be the most desirable.
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