Catalogue of the Ward Coonley Collection of Meteorites

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Marsh, Aitken & Curtis Company, printers, 1904 - 113 Seiten

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Seite 2 - Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua.
Seite 93 - ... VI.) Sevrukof, Russia. Fell May n, 1874. 19 gr. 8 cm. Tschuwaschskaja, Russia. Found 1898. 15 gr. 7 cm. 27. Veined Black Chondrite, Csa. Dark or black mass, chondrules of various kinds, breaking with matrix; black or metallic veins. Farmington, Texas. Fell June 25, 1890. 68 gr. 14 cm. 'Two sections. 28. Ureilite, U. Black mass, chondritic or granular; Iron in veins or incoherent. Nowo Urej, Russia. Fell September 22, 1886. (14 gr., VI.) 29. Coaly Chondrite, K. Dull black, friable chondrite with...
Seite 105 - ... serve as a guide for collectors who intend to develop a synoptical collection out of the material of a systematic one. I. BETYL COINS. The ancients supposed the stars to be the domiciles of the gods; falling stars and falling meteorites signified the descending of a god or the sending of its image to earth. These envoys were received with divine honors, embalmed and draped and worshiped in temples built for them. From about 400 (or 500) BC to 300 AD coins were struck in honor of these divinities...
Seite 105 - ... ancients supposed the stars to be the domiciles of the gods; falling stars and falling meteorites signified the descending of a god or the sending of its image to earth. These envoys were received with divine honors, embalmed and draped and worshiped in temples built for them. From about 400 (or 500) BC to 300 AD coins were struck in honor of these divinities by emperors and autonomous cities. In general the images were rather naturalistic in older times and became human-like (iconic) afterward....
Seite 106 - A large stone, which on the lower side is round, and above runs gradually to a point. It has nearly the form of a cone, and is of a black color. People say of it in earnest that it fell from Heaven.
Seite 95 - Port Orford. 49. Pallasite. Rokicky Group (Pr). Polyhedric crystals of Olivine, partly broken, and fragments separated by Nickel-Iron. Admire, Brahin, Eagle Station.
Seite 94 - Sawtschenskoje. 38. Spherulitic Chondrite, crystalline, veined (Ccka). Slightly friable crystalline, veined mass with firm Chondri of radiate structure, some breaking with matrix.
Seite 94 - Spherulitic Chondrite, veined (Cca). Friable mass with firm Chondri of radiate structure, not breaking with matrix; black or metallic veins.

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