[meteorite-list] New type of fake moldavite coming soon?

From: Yinan Wang <veomega_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2011 15:23:35 -0500
Message-ID: <38A40644-4CCF-4776-9940-89B965B27DDA_at_gmail.com>

My buddy Justin has been doing fakeminerals for a while. He might be open to a fakemeteorites and fakefossils site but those are not his areas of expertise. If people are willing to help with content, I can talk to him about doing a fakemeteorites site/blog.

- yinan

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On Aug 1, 2011, at 3:10 PM, Impactika at aol.com wrote:

> Thank you Yinan,
> However this is not new.
> Several years ago (4-5-6 years???) one of my customers had the occasion to
> go to Hong Kong. While there he saw "moldavites" being sold in many shops,
> of course they were the apple-green type, and very very cheap, so he bought a
> couple of them for me, and I still have them.
> Yes, they are a very bright shade of green, not at all like moldavites, and
> look worn, like tumbled.
> And I believe he might have been the one who told me that someone in Hong
> Kong had bought a lot of very good moldavites (real ones!) then had molds
> made from them and went into production.
> And remember, that was several years ago.
> And thank you for telling us about the Fakeminerals site, but he should
> have a page or more about fake meteorites.
> Anne M. Black
> _http://www.impactika.com/_ (http://www.impactika.com/)
> _IMPACTIKA at aol.com_ (mailto:IMPACTIKA at aol.com)
> President, I.M.C.A. Inc.
> _http://www.imca.cc/_ (http://www.imca.cc/)
> In a message dated 8/1/2011 11:21:37 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
> veomega at gmail.com writes:
> My buddy Justin at The-Vug just put out a new article on
> Fakeminerals.com about a new type of fake moldavite that has been
> recently spotted in China:
> http://www.fakeminerals.com/?p=146
> I'm not sure if this is the material people are already familiar with,
> or if it is indeed a new type, but it's impressive looking.
> - Yinan
Received on Mon 01 Aug 2011 04:23:35 PM PDT

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