[meteorite-list] International Meteorite Market

From: Michael Gilmer <meteoritemike_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2012 13:17:07 -0400
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I agree with Adam 100%, and my comment to the article says as much.

I really wish writers would stick to subjects they actually know
something about. This article is nothing more than slander.

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On 6/5/12, Adam Hupe <raremeteorites at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Spoken by somebody who is obviously out of touch:
> ?The skill level that some collectors have to get stones out of Africa
> rivals that of drug dealers,? says Dr. Harvey. ?It?s clear that
> meteorites are so valuable to these collectors that they?re more than
> happy to get them and worry about the cost in terms of legality later
> on.?
> More of this drug dealer crap.
> Some people will never learn. Cutting down other markets will not build up
> the case for more Antarctic funding. Collaboration is where it is at.  This
> latest falls have demonstrated this handily!  It appears a balance was
> struck and now we have out-of-touch, old-school thinking creeping out of
> nowhere when it is totally unnecessary.
> The meteorite market would be considered near pristine if compared to other
> markets.  One just needs to look at the gemstone, fossil and artifact
> markets to conclude this.
> Happy Hunting,
> Adam
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Received on Tue 05 Jun 2012 01:17:07 PM PDT

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