Norton County (AUB)

Country: USA
State/District: Kansas, Norton Co.
Date of fall/find: Fell 1948, February 18 1656
Total known weight: 1100 kg (approx.)
Number of pieces: >100
Type: Achondrite, aubrite, fragmental breccia

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A shower of stones fell over a considerable area in Norton Co., Kansas, and Furnas Co., Nebraska. Over 100 stones have been recovered, including one of about 1 ton, and one of 131.5lb, F.C.Leonard, Pop. Astron., Northfield, Minnesota, 1948, 56, p.434 (M.A.10-401), M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.347. Description and optical data, C.W.Beck and L.LaPaz, Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 1949, 61, p.63 (M.A.11-140). Preliminary notes, L.LaPaz, Science, 1948, 107, p.543, Pop. Astron., Northfield, Minnesota, 1948, 56, p.391 (M.A.10-401). Analysis, 1.60% total Fe, H.B.Wiik, GCA, 1956, 9, p.279. Literature references, A.L.Graham et al., Cat. Met., 1985, p.264. Mineralogy, K.Keil and K.Fredriksson, GCA, 1963, 27, p.939, T.R. Watters and M.Prinz, GCA, 1967, (suppl. 11), p.1073. Analysis of enstatite, A.M.Reid and A.J.Cohen, GCA, 1967, 31, p.661. Internal Rb-Sr isochron age, 4.7 Ga, D.Bogard et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 1967, 3, p.179; see also, G.J.Wasserburg and D.S.Burnett, Meteorite Research, ed. P.M.Millman, 1969, p.467. Composition of schreibersite, kamacite and perryite, J.T.Wasson and C.M.Wai, GCA, 1970, 34, p.169; see also, C.M.Wai, Min. Mag., 1970, 37, p.905. Bi abundance, P.M.Santoliquido and W.D.Ehmann, GCA, 1972, 36, p.897. Partial INAA, R.A.Schmitt et al., Meteoritics, 1972, 7, p.131. U and Th abundances, J.W.Morgan and J.F.Lovering, GCA, 1973, 37, p.1697. Statistical study of fragments, B.Lang and K.Liszewska, Meteoritics, 1974, 9, p.99. Cd and Zn abundances, K.J.R.Rosman and J.R.De Laeter, GCA, 1974, 38, p.1665. Oxygen isotopic composition of mineral fractions, R.N.Clayton et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 1976, 30, p.10. Te content, C.L.Smith et al., GCA, 1977, 41, p.676. Yb content, M.T.McCulloch et al., GCA, 1977, 41, p.1703. Infrared photometry, albedo, JHK colors, M.Leake et al., Meteoritics, 1978, 13, p.101. Pd content, N.Mermelengas et al., GCA, 1979, 43, p.747. UV reflectance spectra, J.K.Wagner et al., LPSC, 1980, 11, p.1193 (abs.); see also, A.J.Cohen et al., Meteoritics, 1978, 13, p.420 (abs.). Mobile trace element data, thermal metamorphism study, S.Biswas et al., GCA, 1980, 44, p.2097. Calculation of atmospheric ablation based on cosmic ray tracks and Ne isotopes, N.Bhandari et al., Nucl. Tracks, 1980, 4, p.213. A brecciated, plutonic igneous rock, A.Okada et al., Meteoritics, 1980, 15, p.345 (abs.). Study of oldhamite weathering products, A.Okada et al., Meteoritics, 1981, 16, p.141. Contains a new mineral, caswellsilverite, A.Okada and K.Keil, Meteoritics, 1981, 16, p.370 (abs.). Al-26, Ne-21 exposure ages, U.Herpers and P.Englert, J. Geophys. Res., 1983, 88 (suppl.), p.B312. Hydrogen and carbon isotopic composition of acid residues, J.Yang and S.Epstein, GCA, 1983, 47, p.2199. Trace element data, R.Wolf et al., GCA, 1983, 47, p.2257. Oxygen isotopic composition, R.N.Clayton et al., J. Geophys. Res., 1984, 89 (suppl.), p.C245. Cosmogenic Mn-53 activity data, P.Englert and R.Sarafin, Meteoritics, 1984, 19, p.223 (abs.); P.Englert et al., GCA, 1995, p.825. Further bulk analysis, A.J.Easton, Meteoritics, 1985, 20, p.571. Si isotopic composition, C.Molini-Velsko et al., GCA, 1986, 50, p.2719. Bulk composition of metal, A.J.Easton, Meteoritics, 1986, 21, p.79. Petrogenesis, study of various clasts, A.Okada et al., Meteoritics, 1988, 23, p.59; see also, Papers 10th Symp. Ant. Met., NIPR Tokyo, 1985, p.69; G.J.Taylor et al., LPSC, 1988, 19, p.1185 (abs.). Study of nuclear particle tracks in bulk and grain samples, L.L.Kashkarov et al., LPSC, 1989, 20, p.502 (abs.). Sulfur isotopic composition, X.Gao and M.H.Thiemens, LPSC, 1989, 20, p.1221 (abs.). Siderophile element abundances in large metal nodules, I.Casanova et al., LPSC, 1990, 21, p.172 (abs.). REE distribution in sulfide and silicate minerals, M.M.Wheelock et al., LPSC, 1990, 21, p.1327 (abs.). Variation of metal composition, I.Casanova et al., LPSC, 1991, 22, p.185 (abs.). Production rate of cosmogenic nitrogen, S.V.S.Murty and V.Sheel, Meteoritics, 1991, 26, p.375 (abs.). Ca-41 activities, D.Fink et al., LPSC, 1992, 23, p.355 (abs.). Bulk density and porosity, M.Terho et al., Studia Geophysica et Geodaedica, 1993, 37, p.65; see also, D.T.Britt and G.J.Consolmagno, MAPS, 2003, 38, p.1161. Chemical composition of metallic grains, perryite and schreibersite, I.Casanova et al., GCA, 1993, 57, p.675. Elemental abundances, T.Shimaoka and M.Ebihara, Papers 18th Symp. Ant. Met., NIPR Tokyo, 1993, p.47 (abs.). Sulfur isotopic composition, T.Jackson et al., LPSC, 1994, 25, p.611 (abs.). Sulfur isotopic composition in Oldhamite separate, M.H.Thiemens et al., Meteoritics, 1994, 29, p.540 (abs.). REE abundances in oldhamite-dominated igneous clast, M.M.Wheelock et al., GCA, 1994, 58, p.449. Boron abundance and isotopic composition, M.Zhai and D.M.Shaw, Meteoritics, 1994, 29, p.607; see also, M.Zhai et al., GCA, 1996, 60, p.4877. Mn-Cr systematics in daubreelite and alabandite, W.Hsu et al., LPSC, 1997, 28, p.609 (abs.). Sm and Gd isotopic composition, H.Hidaka et al., MAPS, 1997, 32, p.A59 (abs.). Study of glass inclusions, M.E.Varela et al., MAPS, 1997, 32, p.A131 (abs.). Petrology and chemical composition of silica-rich glass inclusions, M.E.Varela et al., MAPS, 1998, 33, p.1041. Noble gas and exposure age data, Y.N.Miura et al., Papers 24th Symp. Ant. Met., NIPR Tokyo, 1999, p.108 (abs.). Two-pyroxene thermometry, R.A.Fogel, LPSC, 1999, 30, abs. #1871. Chlorine abundance, D.H.Garrison et al., MAPS, 2000, 35, p.419. Oxygen isotopic composition, J.Newton et al., MAPS, 2000, 35, p.689. Study of shock induced local features by track-, thermoluminescence- and petrology-chemical analysis, L.L.Kashkarov et al., LPSC, 2002, 33, abs. #1181. Cosmogenic radionuclides, K.C.Welten et al., LPSC, 2002, 33, abs. #2043. Analysis of trapped noble gases Ar, Kr and Xe, H.Busemann and O.Eugster, MAPS, 2002, 37, p.1865. Depth profiles of cosmogenic radionuclides, D.Fink et al., MAPS, 2002, 37, p.46 (abs.). Sm and Gd isotopic composition; regolith history, H.Hidaka et al., MAPS, 2003, 38, No. 7 (Suppl.), p.A60 (abs.). Microcrack porosity, M.M.Strait and G.J.Consolmagno, MAPS, 2003, 38, No. 7 (Suppl.), p.A106 (abs.). Abundances of REEs and other trace elements in mineral fractions, Z.A.Lavrentjeva et al., LPSC, 2003, 34, abs. #1026. Ca-41 analysis, K.C.Welten et al., MAPS, 2004, 39, No. 8 (Suppl.), p.A113 (abs.).

ID#: 4819
Description: Fragment
Size: 1.7 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm
Weight: 3 gr

US$ 230.00


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