Catalogue of the Meteorites of North America

 
9781235877810: Catalogue of the Meteorites of North America
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...III. Ann. K. K. Naturhist. Hofmus. Wien, Bd. 2 (Not.), p. 115. 2. 1893: Brezina. Ueber neuere Meteoriten (Ntkrnberg), p. 166. 3. 1893: Meunier. Revision des fers meteoriques, pp. 67-68. (Illustration of etching.) 4. 1895: Brezina. Wiener Sammlung, p. 292. 5. 1895: Cohen. Meteoreisen-Studien IV. Ann. K. K. Naturhist. Hofmus. Wien, Bd. 10, p. 83. 6. 1895: Moissan. Etude de quelque meteorites. Comptes Rendus, Tome 121, p. 484. 7. 1896: Moissan. Recherches sur les diffeientes varietes de carbone. A. Ch. P., 7th ser., vol. 8, pp. 316-317. 8. 1900: Cohen. Meteoreisenstudien XI. Ann. K. K. Naturhist. Hofmus, Wien. Bd. 15, pp. 382-387. 9. 1905: Cohen. Meteoritenkunde, Heft 3, pp. 241-245. KENTON COUNTY. Kentucky. Here also Independence.. Latitude 39 5' N., longitude 84 30' W. Iron. Medium octahedrite (Om), of Brezina; Caillite (type 18), of Meunier. Found 1889; described 1892. Weight, 163 kgs. (359.5 lbs.). This meteorite has been chiefly described by Preston,1 an abstract of whose account follows: The mass was found by Mr. Geo. W. Cornelius, about the middle of August, 1889, while cleaning out a spring on his farm,-about 8 miles from Independence, Kenton County, Kentucky. It was buried 3 or 4 feet below the normal surface of the ground and interlocked in the roots of an ash tree. The finder allowed the mass to lie by the spring until August of the following year, when he removed it to his woodshed, where it remained until purchased by Ward's Natural Science Establishment, of Rochester, New York. The mass weighed 359.5 pounds (163.0665 kg.) and measured 21 by 14 by 8 inches (533 by 356 by 203 mm.). In form in certain directions it very much resembled a Nautilus. It had numerous but mostly shallow pittings; a few. deep pittings occurred, however,...

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