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dc.creatorSan Antonio Express
dc.date.accessioned2023-06-05T17:49:08Z
dc.date.available2023-06-05T17:49:08Z
dc.date.issued1933-07-17
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.tcu.edu/handle/116099117/59066
dc.descriptionNewspaper article clipping sharing news of meteorite found in Luling field.
dc.relationOscar Monnig Papers (MS 124)
dc.rightsPrior written permission from TCU Special Collections required to use any document or photograph.
dc.sourceSeries III, Box 06, Deport Iron, 1933-1977 folder
dc.subjectMeteorite
dc.subjectDeport (Tex.)
dc.subjectLuling (Tex.)
dc.titleNewspaper Article About Meteorite Found in Luling, Texas, July 17, 1933
dc.typeArticle
dc.description.transcriptionB27 From the University of Texas Students’ Clipping Bureau Paper San Antonio Express Date 7-17-33 Subject Meteor METEORITE IS FOUND IN LULING FIELD (Special Correspondence) Luling, Tex., July 16. - What is believed to be parts of a fallen meteor were plowed up on a farm near Luling this week by C. C. Perry. Two pieces which weighed about 150 pounds were found about 75 feet apart, partly buried in the earth. Inside of one of the pieces was found what appeared to be a chunk of brass weighing one pound and six ounces. On the under side of the meteor the sandy soil was fused with the metallic, slag-appearing substance.


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  • Records of the Monnig Meteorite Gallery [1905]
    The files are arranged alphabetically, usually according to the location of discovery of the meteorite. The files contain correspondence and research material on the meteorites in the collection.

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