The CM REF: notation at the top of each entry indicates the page number on which data appears in the Catalogue of Meteorites, 4th Edition, British Museum (Natural History), Graham, et al (1985). This reference is now out of print.
The HBIM REF: notation at the top of each entry for iron meteorites indicates the page number on which data appears in the Handbook of Iron Meteorites, V. F. Buchwald, University of California Press (1975). This reference is now out of print.
The ARNS REF: notation at the top of each entry indicates the page number on which data appears in the ARNS History of Meteorites, by K. Regelman (1997). To see a review of this newly published book, which we have available for sale, go to item 1-1. of our meteorite and tektite book list.
ME-573 McKENZIE DRAW (a), GAINES COUNTY, TEXAS, U.S.A.
Three individuals, with a total weight of 11.8 kg, were found in the Summer
of 1989, and recognized as being of extraterrestrial origin in 1991. See
METEORITICS, Vol. 27, No. 1, March 1992. All specimens are polished slices
with rich distribution of metallic flakes, Troilite, and readily visible
chondrules. All have partial fusion crust with the exception of item K, and
no saw cut edges. Pricing is @ $4.50 / gram for items A through J, and $4.00
/ gram for item K. Measurements are length X width in inches, X thickness in
DENSMORE (1879), NORTON COUNTY,
Three fragments of the Densmore L6 were originally found in 1879, totaling 32.7 kg., and an additional specimen, weighing about 34 pounds, was found circa 1950. The specimens available here were acquired from the private collection of Terry Schmidt of Tiara Observatory, Colorado Springs, Colorado, pre-l993. Both specimens are professionally prepared slices showing very fresh, unweathered, dark gray-brown to brown-black stone matrix with small, bright metallic inclusions very profusely disseminated throughout. Specimens each have two sawed edges, and two natural edges. The uncut edges of each slice have natural, irregular surfaces. One of the flat surfaces of each specimen has been professionally lapped and polished. Pricing is @ +/- $4.00 / gram.
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