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 vi - December 28th, 1924, a meeting for the purpose of organizing a linguistic society was held in the American Museum of Natural History, 77th Street and Central Park West, New York City...
Seite 112 - 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 99 - ... 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 101 - VI.) 51. Pallasite-Albach group, Pa. Olivine crystals in fine brecciated Trias. F. OCTAHEDRITE. — Kamacite, Taenite and Plessite (Trias), in lamellae and concamerations of the four octahedron faces. 52. Finest Octahedrite . Off. Lamellae up to 0.2 mm. thickness. Fields prevailing on lamellae. Tazewell, Tennessee. Found 1853. (100 gr., VI.) Ranchito, Mexico. Found 1871. (65 gr., V.) Butler, Missouri. Found 1874. (5 gr., VI.) Carlton, Texas. Found 1887. (147 gr., IV; 413 gr., VI.) Ballinoo, Australia....
Seite 111 - ... 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 111 - ... 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 111 - Kcraunios (two towns); stone of Aphrodite Paphia (five towns); Artemis Ephesia (sixty-nine towns); stone of Astarte (eight towns); stones of Athena (seventeen towns). Betyl coins accepted by analogy are: The Pyramids of Apollon, the Stones of Zeus Dolicheros of Tarsos and of Zeus Kasios of Seleucia, the Simulacres of Artemis Pergia, Samian Hera, Persephone, ete., together 342 towns.
Seite 55 - Sopra gli aeroliti caduti il giorno 29 febbraio 1868 nel territorio di Villanova e Motta dei Conti, Piemonte, Circpndario di Cásale. In-8, xxn-89 p. Tormo, 1808, Collegio degli Artigianelli. [1010 GRIESDACH (Carl Lud.). Die Erdbeben in den J. 1867 und 1868. (Let tremblements de terreen 1807e
Seite 101 - Port Orford. 49. Pallasite, Rokicky Group, Pr.— Polyhedric crystals of olivine, partly broken, and fragments separated by nickel-iron. Admire, Brahin.
Seite 100 - Sawtschenskoje. 38. Spherulitic Chondrite, crystalline, veined (Ccka). Slightly friable crystalline, veined mass with firm Chondri of radiate structure, some breaking with matrix.

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