A prospecting analogue might be useful here. MCory, if you are prospecting for gold you need to be familiar with
gravels and gold float. Few prospectors ever find a mother load. But many find valuable things because they learn
as they go. Cinnabar comes to mind. The red, soft rock the indians used to use for war paint. Smelt that and you
get quicksilver - mercury.
"I didn't have some kind of great find on my hands." == MCory
Well, I am betting that you found something most have never seen. I knew about them but never had the opportunity to read
before. Thanks. Excellent period pieces but not considered really useful to Gold Prospectors (believers) or the Silver Prospectors (skeptics).
Since I am neither, I appreciate your finding of Cinnabar. If I had to guess what your Cinnabar is, I would take a hint from the
search function on the primary page of your link.
[NSIAD-95-187] Government Records: Results of a Search for Records Concerning the 1947 Crash Near Roswell, New Mexico
This is, of course, the GAO report submitted to Congressman Schiff dated 28 July 1995. That report references
the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FOIA records on unidentified flying objects Washington, D.C. Which would explain why the GAO has retained
And far more than fun to read. I would be interested to hear any discussion of it you might throw out, but be warned, It probably would
not be popular in this forum and a ho-hummm thing on skeptic sites. For those who use a telephoto lens for everything, the wide
angle view is not of interest.