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Meteorite "Charlevoix"

Origin: Charlevoix, Quebec Catalog Number: C16 Sample Weight: 524.3 g Not a meteorite, but a rock showing shattercone structure, which is evidence of a giant meteorite impact. Crater is 35 miles in diameter and is estimated to be 325 mil. years old. No meteorite fragments have been found. Acquired from Tiara Observatory

Meteorite "Gretna"

Origin: Gretna, IA Sample Weight: 979.5 g Total Weight: 58.7 kg L5 olivine-hypersthene chondrite. Original red-brown fusion crust shows on one surface. Grains of metal are in pure metal phase and are Ni-Fe grains interspersed with some grains of a bronze color that are FeS (Triolite). Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Allende"

Origin: Allende, Mexico Catalog Number: H103.81 Sample Weight: 80.1 g Rare carbonaceous chondrite with gray to black fusion crust on outer surface is dull and characteristic of this type of meteorite. This is the type of meteorite is being analyzed in the search for extraterrestrial life.

Meteorite "Seagraves"

Origin: Seagraves, TX Catalog Number: Seagraves Sample Weight: 1418 g Total Weight: 59 lbs. An L5 chondrite with excellent black fusion crust. Polished full slice shows chondrules, metal, and crust. from Tiara Observatory

Meteorite "Beenham"

Origin: Union Co., NM Catalog Number: 414.50 Sample Weight: 1007.7 g Total Weight: 45 lbs. Type: Aerolite Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Harrisonville"

Origin: Harrisonville, MO Catalog Number: 176.28 Sample Weight: 1025.9 g Type: Aerolite from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Imilac"

Origin: Imilac, Chile Catalog Number: 202.24 Sample Weight: 364.0 g Type: Pallasite (Siderolite) Very fine, rare pallasite. Olivine crystals are surrounded by a Ni-Fe matrix. This is a complete slice from an individual that has been polished and coated with shellac to protect the metal. Acquired from Tiara Observatory

Meteorite "Plainview"

Origin: Hale Co., TX Catalog Number: 92.432, 92.454, 92.574 Sample Weight: 4060 g, 262 g, 529.5 g Total Weight: 600 kg Type: Aerolite Three pieces of a meteorite which fell in May of 1902 or 1903. Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Canyon Diablo"

Origin: Canyon Diablo, AZ Catalog Number: 34.196 Sample Weight: 13,702 g Total Weight: Estimated to be 20 tons Type: Siderite This is from the Great Arizona Crater. The fall was prehistoric. Acquired from H. H. Nininger

Meteorite "Horace"

Origin: Tribune Co., KS Catalog Number: 448.2 Sample Weight: 273.2 g Type: Aerolite The nickel-iron granules embedded in this meteorite are easily seen. Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Xiquipilco"

Origin: Mexico Catalog Number: 128 mm Sample Weight: 25,821 g Type: Siderite Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Henbury"

Origin: Henbury, Australia Catalog Number: 193.183 Sample Weight: 3227 g Type: Siderite Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Ness City"

Origin: Ness City, KS Catalog Number: 87.11 Sample Weight: 1419 g Type: Stone Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Tulia"

Origin: Swisher Co., TX Catalog Number: 1 Sample Weight: 2942 g Type: Stone Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Cope"

Origin: Cope, CO Catalog Number: 116.7 Sample Weight: 796 g Type: Stone Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Sierra Madera"

Origin: Sierra Madera, TX Sample Weight: 775.1 g Type: Shattercones From an ancient impact structure dating back at least 225 mil. years. Crater is 13 km in diameter with 5 km abrupt center uplift with height of 1200 m. Sample is piece of dolomite with centimeter sized shattercones on one side. Acquired from Tiara Observatory

Meteorite "Owasco"

Origin: Owasco, NE Catalog Number: H441.29 Sample Weight: 531.6 g Type: Aerolite Complete slice from an individual with some fusion crust showing. Surface has been polished to reveal the chondrules structure on its surface and the pattern of Ni-Fe grains and Fe-S grains (brassy color). Acquired from Tiara Observatory

Meteorite "Etter"

Origin: Etter, TX Catalog Number: H47.218 Sample Weight: 578.0 g Type: Stony, L6 First recognized as a meteorite in 1966. The vein of metal running through this entire specimen is unusual in this type of stone meteorite. Acquired from Tiara Observatory

Meteorite "Arriba"

Origin: Lincoln Co., CO Catalog Number: 328.9 Sample Weight: 127.5 g Total Weight: 33.6 kg Type: Stone Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Breece"

Origin: Breece, NM Catalog Number: 18.4 Sample Weight: 1196.3 g Total Weight: 51 kg Type: Iron Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Arispe"

Origin: Sonora, Mexico Catalog Number: 9.1 Sample Weight: 324.5 g Type: Siderite Acquired from H. H. Nininger

Meteorite "Staunton"

Origin: Staunton, VA Catalog Number: 155.3 Sample Weight: 1268 g Type: Siderite Acquired from H.H. Nininger

Meteorite "Kelly"

Origin: Kelly, CO Catalog Number: 398.2 Sample Weight: 1035 g Type: Aerolite Acquired from H. H. Nininger

Meteorite "Roy"

Origin: Roy, NM Catalog Number: 234.40 Sample Weight: 678 g Acquired from H. H. Nininger