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dc.creatorField Museum of Natural History
dc.creatorFarrington, Oliver C. (Oliver Cummings), 1864-1933
dc.date.accessioned2024-02-12T18:10:11Z
dc.date.available2024-02-12T18:10:11Z
dc.date.issued1916-03-15
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.tcu.edu/handle/116099117/63081
dc.descriptionCatalog entries for the Bluff meteorite (page 244) and Mart meteorite (page 278).
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, Fayette Co., Texas literature folder
dc.subjectMeteorite
dc.subjectFayette County meteorite
dc.subjectFayette County (Tex.)
dc.subjectBluff meteorites
dc.subjectMart meteorite
dc.subjectMetallography
dc.titleCatalogue of the Collection of Meteorites
dc.typeDocument
dc.description.transcriptionFIELD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. PUBLICATION 188. GEOLOGICAL SERIES. VOL. III, No. CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF METEORITES BY OLIVER CUMMINGS FARRINGTON Curator, Department of Geology. CHICAGO, U. S. A. March 15, 1916. Bluff, Fayette Co., Texas. NO. 77 Found 1878 Stone. Brecciated crystalline chondrite. End piece, with polished surface 25×35 cm. Alteration extends inward from the crust about Cat. No. 173. 10,985 Complete individual. This is a crusted fragment of a much larger individual. A primary crust is shown on a relatively small surface. The remainder of the crust is secondary. The surface is much reddened by oxidation. See Plate LXIV. Cat. No. 1461. 8,619 Full-sized, polished section, 27x55 cm. Cat. No. 1460. 7,483 Full-sized, polished section 30x46 cm. Cat. No. 1459. 5,556 Polished section 31x38 cm. showing the characteristic veins of the meteorite. Cat. No. 174. 2,934 No. 78 Fell 1804 Nov. 24 Bocas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Stone. White, chondrite. Fragment with crust. Interior veined. Cat. No. 1497. 1 No. 79 Found 1829 Bohumilitz, Bohemia. Iron. Coarse octahedrite. Full-sized, etched section, 13x22 cm. Cat. No. 899. 1,559 Etched slab with crust. Cat. No. 487. 275 Thin slab, etched. Cat. No. 898. 48 No. 80 Fell 1808 April 19 Noon Borgo San Donino, Cusignano, Italy. Stone. Howarditic chondrite. Fragment with crust. Large grains of troilite and dark-gray bronzite chondri are noticeable. Cat. No. 1530. 6 Interior fragment. Cat. No. 1531. 5 No. 81 Fell 1894 May 9 4 P.M. Bori, Betul, India Stone. Veined intermediate chondrite. Mass 5x5x7 cm. with crust. The texture is noticeably coarse. Cat. No. 1382. 497 No. 82 Fell 1852 Oct. 13 3 P.M. Borkut, Marmaros, Hungary. Stone. Spherical chondrite. Sawed fragment with crust. Texture coarse. Color dark gray. Cat. No. 1555. 78 Np. 83 Fell 1812 Sept. 5 1 A.M. Borodino, Moscow, Russia. Stone. Brecciated gray chondrite. Fragment with crust. Polished. Firm texture, rusty brown color. Cat. No. 1420. 1 No. 84 Found 1823 Botschetschki, Kursk, Russia. Stone. Gray chondrite. Slice 2x3 cm. from interior, two sides polished. Color so dark that the meteorite appears like a black chondrite. Cat. No. 1570. No. 360 Found 1876 Mantos Blancos, Atacama, Chile Iron. Fine octahedrite. Thin slab, etched Cat. No. 1062. 72 No. 361 Found 1847 Feb. 25 2:45 P.M. Marion, Linn Co., Iowa. Stone. Veined white chondrite. Mass with crust. The crust, thick and dull black, is intersected by numerous cracks. Cat. No. 255. Mass with crust and polished surfaces. The stone takes a good polish. Cat. No. 1749. 60 No. 362 Fell 1902 Ja. 6 10 P.M. Marjalahti, Finland. Iron-stone. Pallasite. Mass with crust. Cat. No. 1324. 738 Mass with crust. Cat. No. 1323. 544 Section 5x10 cm. polished and etched. Cat. No. 562. 137 No. 363 Fell 1848 July 4 Marmande, Lot-et-Garonne, France. Stone. Spherulitic chondrite. Fragment from interior. Friable. Cat. No. 1595. 2 No. 364 Found 1860 Marshall County, Kentucky. Iron. Medium octahedrite. Etched fragment with crust. Cat. No. 945. 18 No. 365 Found 1898 Mart, McLennan Co., Texas. Iron. Finest octahedrite. End piece, etched. Cat. No. 1040. 1,132 No. 366 Fell 1835 Jan. 31 12-1 P.M. Mascombes, Corréze, France. Stone. White chondrite. Fragment from interior with polished surface. Cat. No. 1592. 8 Fragment with crust. Cat. No. 1591. 7 No. 367 Fell 1803 Dec. 13 10:30 A.M. Mässing, Bavaria, Austria. Stone. Howardite. Two fragments from interior. Cat. No. 1648. 2 No. 368 Found 1885 Matatiela, Cape Colony, Africa. Iron. Medium octahedrite. Slab with crust and etched surface. The crust surface has only a slight, black coating. The bands of the etching figures are long and straight. Cat. No. 936. 24 No. 369 Fell 1768 Nov. 20 4 P.M. Mauerkirchen, Austria. Stone. White chondrite. Mass with crust. Two polished surfaces show scattered metallic Stains and well-marked chondri. Cat. No. 211 110 Mass from interior with polished surface. Cat. No. 1610 16 Fragment with crust. Cat. No. 1611. 17 Fragment with crust. Cat. No. 1612. 15


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