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|TX-05 OZONA, CROCKETT COUNTY, TEXAS, USA
Type: Stone. Chondrite. Ordinary (H6)
Found: 1929 Recognized: 1939
The physical appearance of this meteorite is of a dark reddish-brown color stone matrix with small, bright, unweathered metallic fragments disseminated throughout. These examples were obtained from a museum collection in Texas, and were originally field collected in the NW corner of Sec. 42, G.H. & S.A. Railway Co. Survey, Block O, on the W. Payen ranch. Items TX-05 C. through H. are natural fragments, dark reddish-brown in color, without fusion crust. The smaller natural fragments are similar in physical appearance to items TX-05 F. and H. (pictured). The metallic inclusions are only visible on a prepared surface. Natural fragments are priced @ +/- $4.00 / gram.
Items 7023 & 7024 are natural fragments, same as above, each with one surface polished, and the remainder of the specimen in natural condition. The small metallic inclusions are readily visible on each sawed surface. Both specimens also exhibit tiny gunmetal black color veinlets running through the dark brown stone matrix, along with visible chondrules. Pricing is @ +/- $4.50 / gram.
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