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Meteorites

Collections include meteorites acquired during the early geological surveys of the State of Texas, and those added since that time for both research or display. Especially prominent are the collections from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) project at the Odessa impact site, directed by E.H. Sellards and overseen in the field by Glen L. Evans.

The Catalogue of Meteorites is the database of all meteorite falls and finds. It is published by the Natural History Museum in London, UK.
If you search that database for the Concho meteorite shown here you can find details about the meteorite.
Click the image to get more details about this sample.

Learn more about the impact history of Texas and elsewhere at IMPACT:TEXAS. This is a large file. Visit the Texas Memorial Museum exhibit to use it with ease.

 

Concho meteorite
Concho meteorite
A stone meteorite found in Concho, Texas.

 

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