Texas Fine Octahedrite
Item: 72.1 Dimensions: 80 x 65 x 5 mm Weight: 121 g
Provenance: Texas Christian University, Fort Worth
Partial/complete: Complete slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3

Glen Rose

Country: USA
Region: Texas
Found: ~1934
Group: Iron
Type: Octahedrite, Finest
Total known weight: ~11kg

A mass of about 24.5lb was recognized as a meteorite in 1936, A.D.Nininger, Pop. Astron., Northfield, Minnesota, 1937, 45, p.449 (M.A.7-62). The locality is near Cleburne, V.F.Buchwald, Handbook of Iron Meteorites, Univ. of California, 1975, p.597, A.L.Graham et al., Cat. Met., 1985, p.152. Classification and analysis, 9.4% Ni, 0.74 ppm Ga, 0.305 ppm Ge, 3.9 ppm Ir, D.J. Malvin et al., GCA, 1984, 48, p.785.