[meteorite-list] Osceola searches

From: Michael Gilmer <meteoritemike_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2016 16:27:25 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKBPJW8n00yBy8g-EVyL28jXC+3TM2M2hy8ScqHKgTDUgCNoHg_at_mail.gmail.com>

Hi Rob and List,

Both of my trips involved two full days of searching each and about a
day of driving around. So, I have close to a week invested already in
these hunts. My next trip will be another two days minimum, maybe an
extra day or two if we actually find anything.

Best regards,


On 4/2/16, Rob Matson <mojave_meteorites at cox.net> wrote:
> Hi Mike -- best of luck on your next trip out there. For everyone to
> appreciate
> just how hard the searching is there, it would be great if those that have
> been
> could provide an estimate of how many hours they spent. Mexico Doug put in
> a LOT of time out there. Obviously so did Larry, Mike, Laura, Josh and
> Brendan.
> Steve Arnold was there at least 2 or 3 days but unfortunately w/o a space
> rock
> for his troubles.
> --Rob
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Gilmer [mailto:meteoritemike at gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2016 1:08 PM
> To: Rob Matson
> Cc: meteorite-list
> Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Osceola Meteorite is Official!
> Hi Rob and List,
> I can attest to the difficult terrain. I certainly picked a doozie for
> my first meteorite hunt. Even though I have hiked much of Florida's
> forests and backwoods, I usually avoid the swampy areas. I did not
> have the luxury of avoiding swamp with this hunt. I brought my
> hip-waders and managed to reach a few dry places that were surrounded
> by water, but nothing was found. I am heading back before the end of
> April for one last college try before I hang it up.
> Did Arkansas Steve find anything?
> Best regards and Happy Huntings,
> MikeG
Received on Sat 02 Apr 2016 04:27:25 PM PDT

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