Video: An interview with meteorite dealer Luc Labenne

Posted by David Eicher
on Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Last week at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, I shot a number of videos with prominent meteorite dealers who were set up at the Tucson Hotel City Center (formerly the InnSuites). First out of the gate was Luc Labenne of Labenne Meteorites in Paris, whose video is posted here. Luc is famous for extraordinary finds and high-end specimens among his inventory, and he was gracious enough to share many amazing specimens on camera during our discussion at the show. He was particularly proud of two new lunar meteorites he and his brother found in the desert in Oman, as you’ll see.

I encourage you to check out Luc’s fantastic web site devoted to meteorites, www.meteorites.tv, which showcases his inventory and is illustrated beautifully. You’ll see not only spectacular, museum-quality lunars and martians, but also more affordable, more straightforward falls from a wide variety of locations.

Over the coming days, I’ll post other meteorite videos from the Tucson show.  

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