Title

Meteroite

Creator or Collector

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Photo Credit

Laurel Lamb, Curator, University of Arkansas Museum

Date

Spring 5-1-2021

Description

Fayetteville Meteorite. Fell near Fayetteville, AR on December 26th, 1934. Roughly oblong shape with burned crust (ca. 1/2 mm in thickness) and pitted surface. H4 chrondrite. Gas-rich regolith breccia.

First cut in 1936 with sample to Smithsonian. Cut in 1963 with 150 gms. Sample to UA chemistry for dissertation. Second 1963 cut with sample to U-Cal-San Diego. Cut in 1984 with ca. 350 gm. Sample to Johnson Space Center, Houston, for Fayetteville Meteorite consortium study.

Object Housed

University of Arkansas Museum

Object Accession Number

0067-0079-0001

Image Location

 
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