Homestead (L5)


Country: USA
State/District: Iowa, Iowa Co.
Date of fall/find: Fell 1875, February 12 2215
Total known weight: 230 kg (approx.)
Number of pieces: 100
Type: Stone. Ordinary chondrite, brecciated, veined, melt pockets
Shock stage: S4

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After the appearance of a brilliant fireball, moving from S to N and detonations, about 100 stones, totalling about 500lb, the largest about 74lb, were found scattered over an area of about 18 square miles from Amana to Boltonville, G.Hinrichs, Popular Sci. Monthly, New York, 1875, 7, p.588, N.R.Leonard, Am. J. Sci., 1875, 10, p.357, M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.204. Description, C.W.Gümbel, Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. München, Math.-phys. Kl., 1875, 5, p.313. Analysis, G.T.Prior, Min. Mag., 1918, 18, p.173. Modal analysis, G.Dörfler and H.G.Hiesböck, Meteorite Research, ed. P.M.Millman, D.Reidel, Dordrecht-Holland, 1969, p.669. Volatile trace element abundances, R.R.Keays et al., GCA, 1971, 35, p.337. Ni and Ir contents, O.Müller et al., GCA, 1971, 35, p.1121. Uranium content, D.E.Fisher, GCA, 1972, 36, p.15. Partial INAA, R.A.Schmitt et al., Meteoritics, 1972, 7, p.131. Ga and Ge contents of metal phase, C.-L.Chou and A.J.Cohen, GCA, 1973, 37, p.315. Al-26 data, I.R.Cameron and Z.Top, GCA, 1974, 38, p.899. Infrared photometry, albedo, JHK colors, M.Leake et al., Meteoritics, 1978, 13, p.101. Pb isotopic composition, G.Manhes and C.J.Allegre, Meteoritics, 1978, 13, p.543. Magnetic properties, T.Nagata, Mem. Nat. Inst. Polar Res., Tokyo, 1979, (12), p.223. Bulk analysis, C.R.Fulton and J.M.Rhodes, J. Geophys. Res., 1983, 88 (suppl.), p.B543. Further analysis, 22.20% total Fe olivine Fa23.1, E.Jarosewich and R.T.Dodd, Meteoritics, 1985, 20, p.23. Dielectric properties, J.B.Garvin et al., LPSC, 1988, 19, p.377 (abs.). Reflectance properties, D.T.Britt and C.M.Pieters, LPSC, 1989, 20, p.109 (abs.). Mn-53 activity and exposure age, U.Herpers et al., Analyst, 1989, 114, p.303. Analysis of olivine, Fa23.3, and kamacite, A.E.Rubin, GCA, 1990, 54, p.1219. Oxygen isotopic composition, R.N.Clayton et al., GCA, 1991, 55, p.2317. Petrological study of chromite-rich inclusions, M.A.Ivanova et al., LPSC, 1992, 23, p.585 (abs.). Composition of chromitic chondrules, A.Krot et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 1993, 119, p.569, M.A.Ivanova and A.N.Krot, Geochem. Internat., 1994, 31 (12), p.19. Shock classification, Cu content, A.E.Rubin, Meteoritics, 1994, 29, p.93. U-Pb systematics of phosphate separate, C.Göpel et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 1994, 121, p.153. Pb-Pb age of phosphate, R.H.Brazzle and C.M.Hohenberg, LPSC, 1996, 27, p.155 (abs.). Porosity, D.T.Britt and G.J.Consolmagno, LPSC, 1997, 28, p.159 (abs.). Physical properties, density and porosity data, G.J.Consolmagno and D.T.Britt, MAPS, 1998, 33, p.1231. Petrology of large, igneous-textured clasts, A.Ruzicka et al., GCA, 1998, 62, p.1419. Cd isotopic composition, F.Wombacher et al., MAPS, 2001, 36, p.A225 (abs). Modal mineralogy and mineral chemistry, H.K.Gastineau-Lyons et al., MAPS, 2002, 37, p.75. Magnetic susceptibility, P.Rochette et al., MAPS, 2003, 38, p.251. High-pressure melting experiments, C.B.Agee and D.S.Draper, LPSC, 2003, 34, abs. #1408.



ID#: 4888
Description: Nice fresh crusted slice
Size: 4 x 3.5 x 0.4 cm
Weight: 11.6 gr

US$ 730.00

 

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