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dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.tcu.edu/handle/116099117/63089
dc.descriptionCatalogue entries featuring the Cedar meteorite (page 96) and Bluff meteorite (page 75).
dc.relationOscar Monnig Papers (MS 124)
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dc.sourceSeries III, Box 06, Fayette Co., Texas literature folder
dc.subjectMeteorite
dc.subjectFayette County meteorite
dc.subjectFayette County (Tex.)
dc.subjectBluff meteorites
dc.subjectCedar meteorite
dc.subjectTexas Observers' Bulletin
dc.titleCatalogue of Meteorites
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dc.description.transcription... Cedar (Texas) 29°54' N., 96°48' W. approx. Fayette County, Texas, U.S.A Found 1890 Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4), veined. Three stones of 16.5lb, 1216, and 2.516 were found, and are said to differ from Bluff (q.v.) in microscopic characters, G.P. Merrill, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus., 1918, 54, p.557. A fourth stone, of 25.5lb was found in about 1906. Analysis, 22.11 % total iron, B. Mason and H.B. Wiik, Am. Mus. Novit., 1967 (2280). Olivine Faus, B. Mason, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1963, 27, p. 1011. The main mass of the 16.5lb stone is in Chicago, Field Mus. Nat. Hist. labelled 'Bluff’ in their 1965 catalogue. 500g Tempe, Arizona State Univ.; 2.18kg Washington, U.S. Nat. Mus., main mass of the 121b stone; 2.5lb Waco, Texas, Baylor Univ., probable location of main mass of 2.5lb stone; 25.SIb. Austin, Texas, Bureau of Econ. Geol.; Specimen (s): [1924,441], 215.7g. slice [...] Bluff 29°54' N., 96°48' W. approx. Fayette County, Texas, U.S.A. Found 1878, approx. Synonym(s): Fayette County, La Grange Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (LS), brecciated. A stone of about 320lb was found 3 miles SW. of La Grange: described, J.E. Whitfield and G.P. Merrill, Am. J. Sci., 1888, 36, p. 113 with an analysis (doubtful since no alkalies were reported). A second stone of 17lb 1oz was found in 1896 and a third stone of 3016 was found before or during 1917. Analysis, 22.11 % total iron, B. Mason and H.B. Wiik, Am. Mus. Novit., 1967 (2280). Olivine Fas, B. Mason, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1963, 27, p.1011. 26.9kg Chicago, Field Mus. Nat. Hist.; 8.5kg Washington, U.S. Nat. Mus.; 17kg Vienna, Naturist. Mus.; 8kg Harvard Univ.; 15kg New York, Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist.; 5.5 kg Michigan Univ.; 683.5g Tübingen, Univ.; 417g Oxford, Univ. Mus.; 368g Paris, Mus. d'Hist. Nat.; 338g Copenhagen, Univ. Geol. Mus.; 2.8g Budapest, Nat. Hist. Mus.; 171b Austin, Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, the second stone; 30lb Fort Worth, Texas Observers Collection, the third stone; Specimen(s): [64204], 12401g. and fragments, 6g; [1964,573], thin section...


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