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July 26, 1977 AIRMAIL Mr. D.R. Gregg Director, Tasmanian Museum G.P.O. Box 1164M Hobart, Australia 7001 Dear Don, Thank you very much for your letter of July 21. I greatly appreciate your efforts on my behalf in trying to locate Tasmanian tektites; I am somewhat dismayed at their evident rarity. Thank you for the offer of the loan of your three specimens for non-destructive examination; however, I will not take up the offer at this time. For my investigation I really need ten or more specimens, preferably from a single locality, to explore the range of composition. If you succeedd in acquiring the collection of the proppector from Port Davey, I would be keenly interested in examining it. With best regards. Sincerely yours, Brian Mason Curator Department of Mineral Sciences BM/ks
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