[meteorite-list] New BLM Rules

From: Michael Mulgrew <mikestang_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 10:44:41 -0700
Message-ID: <CAMseTy3++hZ0RemLcM9MMGDjZHRk2659ftQ3FgWEkfotbRriHA_at_mail.gmail.com>

The bigger question, Carl, is who determines that what you've found
are indeed meteorites? Do planetary geologists now work for the BLM?

Michael in so. Cal.

On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 3:55 PM, <cdtucson at cox.net> wrote:
> Jim,
> Did your correspondence include monetary penalties? Because like the Obamacare sometimes penalties are cheaper than the alternative. And once penalties are paid ????
> The other obvious question is enforcement. What do they do when/ if caught? Do they dump them out? Do they confiscate them?
> Obviously it is largely an honor system bu,t the bottom line is for new falls that in order to legally sell them you must provide a copy of the permit otherwise they would taint a collection. Right?
> This is sad news.
> Carl
> meteoritemax
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