Michael Blood has collected and dealt in meteorites for over 20 years and was one of the first three or four meteorite dealers to post his meteorite catalog on the WEB. He earned Auctioneer certification at the prestigious Missouri School of Auctioneering in 1999 and held the first meteorite auction at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show the following year And every year since, during which time it has become a major attraction to the international crowd of meteorite collectors and dealers attending the the Tucson Show.
He is the author of numerous articles which have been published in VOYAGE! and METEORITE MAGAZINE and writes a monthly column for METEORITE-TIMES Magazine entitled Meteorite Market Trends. He was the original moderator of the first on line Meteorite Discussion Group (sponsored by Meteorite Central), which later became the daily meteorite open forum news letter, known simply as The List.
For his contributions to the world of meteoritics he was presented the Harvey Award in 2005. More from this author »