[meteorite-list] Wyoming meteorites?

From: Martin Horejsi <martinh_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:01:34 2004
Message-ID: <B93764AF.3730%martinh_at_isu.edu>

Hi again,

Thanks for the info about the SD museum meteorite display. I would like to
go back there and record the specimens on film or with electrons.

Here is the Louisiana info. It's a short list of only two specimens.



Atlanta 31=B048' N, 92=B045' W
  Winn County, Louisiana, USA
  Find 1938
  Stone. ValidChondrite. Enstatite (EL6); S2.
Approx. recovered weight: 5.5 kg
A fragment of 5.5kg was found in SE 1/4, section 14, township 9 N, range 4W=
A.D. Nininger (1939). Analysis by H. B. Wiik: 28.95 % total iron, B. Mason
(1966). XRF analysis: 24.81 % total iron, H. von Michaelis et al. (1969).
Mineralogy, K. Keil (1968). Review of properties, K. Keil (1989). REE, Y,
Th, U contents by ICPMS, K. Shinotsuka et al. (1995). Enstatite-oldhamite
geothermometer re-appraised; metamorphic history, R.A. Fogel et al. (1989).
Geothermometry, Y. Zhang & D.W.G. Sears (1996). Shock metamorphism, A.E.
Rubin et al. (1997). Cathodoluminescence, Y. Zhang et al. (1996). C and N
isotopic composition, M.M. Grady et al. (1986). Iodine isotopic composition=
B.M. Kennedy et al. (1988). 10 Be content, R.K. Moniot et al. (1988). Noble
gases, J. Crabb & E. Anders (1981). Noble gas data compilation, L. Schultz =
H. Kruse (1989); L. Schultz pers. commun. (1998). Oxygen isotopic
composition, R.N. Clayton et al. (1984).
Distribution: 1kg, Arizona State Univ., Tempe; 141g, Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist.,
New York; 235g, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Chicago; 41.6g, Museum of Natural
History, Humboldt Univ., Berlin; 222g, U.S. Nat. Mus., Washington; 190g,
Mus. Nat. Hist., Denver; 2.1g, Algonquin, DuPont Colln; 49.3g, Acad. Sci.,
Moscow; 27.3g, Texas Christian Univ., Fort Worth, Monnig Colln; 159.8g,
West. Austr. Mus., Perth; 7.6g, Geol. Surv. Canada, Ottawa; ...
  Specimen(s): [1959,1001], 1568g, and fragments, 32.5g; [1992,M.10], 3.37g

Greenwell Springs 30=B030'55" N, 91=B00'44" W
  Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
  Find 1987, November 30
  Stone. ValidChondrite. Ordinary (LL4)
Approx. recovered weight: 664 g
Reported: Met. Bull. No. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
A single mass of 664g was found in front of a house, the fall may have
occurred within a week of recovery Mineralogy: olivine Fa 28.5. Description=
analysis, 19.78 % total iron, G.R. Byerly et al. (1988). Chemical analysis,
E. Jarosewich (1990).
Distribution: 71g, Max-Planck-Inst., Mainz; 73g, U.S. Nat. Mus., Washington=
78g, Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., New York; 62g, Arizona State Univ., Tempe;
51.16g, Acad. Sci., Moscow; 2g, Mus. d'Hist. Nat., Paris; 3.5g, Geol. Surv.
Canada, Ottawa; ...
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