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Eric Bowker (Erock) commented on Michael Mulgrew's photo
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"I love those twisters.... They assist  us  hunters in finding meteorites! "
16 hours ago
Eric Bowker (Erock) replied to Eric Bowker (Erock)'s discussion Whats everyone been doing?
"Sounds good! I drove from Vegas to Reno a few times and was really impressed by the amount of great hunting grounds near Reno... I also seen lots of smaller  unnamed dry lakes near the Fallon area. I think you will have successful adventures in…"
16 hours ago
chris brailo replied to Eric Bowker (Erock)'s discussion Whats everyone been doing?
"Hello Erock, i just moved from flagstaff, az to reno nv! well a year ago now, but just left my construction job to pursue a life building my own furniture and hunting meteorites! Two weeks ago went on a 3 day adventure from reno to battle mt. and…"
yesterday
peter scherff replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"Hi, To me Chicago is the city in the Midwest. There are 2 great museums for meteorites in the windy city: The Field Museum. Adler Planetarium. Thanks, Peter"
yesterday
Shawn Alan replied to James Volga's discussion Russian Meteorites- My Very First
"James welcome to the club :) My first meteorite that I bought was a Sikhote Alin and I think it weighs about 23g. I don't think ill ever part with it. By chance do you know the direction you will be collecting meteorites? I love historic and…"
yesterday
Shawn Alan replied to Andrew Callahan's discussion Is It Possible To Purchase Untouched Meteors?
"I think what he means is would like to be the first one to touch it and then after that anyone can touch it. But to be honest I think for this to work is if he found it in the field himself and like you mentioned that nearly impossible. Who know…"
yesterday
Shawn Alan replied to Andrew Callahan's discussion Is It Possible To Purchase Untouched Meteors?
"That's a great idea, you know what would be better is if you could get a meteorite hunter to go with you in the field and help you find one of those meteorites you want to get made in a ring :)"
yesterday
Curt Lundeen replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"Thanks Mike"
Tuesday
Michael Mulgrew replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"It appears to be water worn smooth, not a good indication for a meteorite.  2nd picture almost looks like metal until you see the 3rd and realize it's just reflection.  Doesn't look like a meteorite to me."
Tuesday
Curt Lundeen replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"I have one more rock and hope I am not being too much of a bother. I really appreciate this forum. Also, can you recommend what book is best guide to meteorites so I can study a bit more on my own - seems like a lot to learn but fun regardless"
Tuesday
Eric Bowker (Erock) replied to Andrew Callahan's discussion Is It Possible To Purchase Untouched Meteors?
"I forgot to add that an iron meteorite like a Gibeon should be electroplated when used for jewelry... My reasoning is simple.. Iron meteorites are mostly nickel and iron. The nickel will smell if unplated. Also the salt from sweat will effect the…"
Monday
Eric Bowker (Erock) replied to Andrew Callahan's discussion Is It Possible To Purchase Untouched Meteors?
"I like the idea as well... But mike has good points! How would someone make a ring that has not been touched? Well maybe just wear gloves when creating it? Iron meteorites are not really eye appealing when they are small and rusty in my opinion. The…"
Monday
 

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Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only 1193 Replies

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Russian Meteorites- My Very First 16 Replies

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Is It Possible To Purchase Untouched Meteors? 12 Replies

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Why Dark Matter Does Not Exist And This Is Way 14 Replies

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Philae wakes up! 4 Replies

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Who has found a meteorite? 13 Replies

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Official Meteorite Hunting Trip Reports 36 Replies

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Martian Meteorites 2 Replies

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Wabar Impactite 7 Replies

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Can this be a meteoright? 5 Replies

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Marissa's Meteorite Hunt is complete. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! 201 Replies

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"As the rocks drop" 2 Replies

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