[meteorite-list] WG: Witnessed Falls and Hammers - warning, LONG.
From: tett <tett_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 17:32:57 -0400
Here is my 20 gram slice of Kunashak.
Martin Altmann wrote:
> Yes, certainly, in cut faces it looks like summer clouds on a ceiling of a
> Bavarian baroque church.
> But one needs fullslices to see the great net of shock veins best.
> -----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Darryl Pitt [mailto:darryl at dof3.com]
> Gesendet: Montag, 9. M?rz 2009 18:05
> An: Martin Altmann
> Cc: <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
> <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
> Betreff: Re: [meteorite-list] WG: Witnessed Falls and Hammers - warning,
> ...and kunashak is among the most beautiful of OCs.
> On Mar 9, 2009, at 12:55 PM, Martin Altmann wrote:
>> honestly I never was aware the last decades that this category
>> "hammer" had
>> any meaning or importance.
>> Of course Peekskill car, was a curiosity like Claxton. But people were
>> buying Barwell, cause it was Barwell and Mbale, cause it was Mbale
>> and it
>> was only a funny side note, that a pea hit the head of a boy and
>> Kunashak...but Kunashak virtually nobody was buying :-)
>> Also in the classical meteorite books you won't find any category:
>> So I'm astonished about that hype and that collectors suddenly since
>> years are paying triple to tenfold prices for the same falls than
>> all the
>> decades before.
>> Walter, Walter, what have you done :-)
>> -----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: meteorite-list-bounces at meteoritecentral.com
>> [mailto:meteorite-list-bounces at meteoritecentral.com] Im Auftrag von
>> mail at mhmeteorites.com
>> Gesendet: Montag, 9. M?rz 2009 17:19
>> An: meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com
>> Betreff: Re: [meteorite-list] Witnessed Falls and Hammers - warning,
>> I think to be considered a hammer the meteorite needs to hit a human-
>> structure, like a building or car. Seems to me that many have taken
>> the term
>> and bastardized it to the point where it has lost its true meaning and
>> interest (at least to me).
>> Matt Morgan
>> Mile High Meteorites
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>> Lakewood, CO 80215 USA
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