Briscoe, L5 Farm Find, 1940 Briscoe County Texas, Micromount

$5.00

Description

Briscoe was first recovered on farmland in rural Briscoe County Texas in 1940. It was later analyzed and classified as a L5 chondrite. The find was described in the Catalog of Meteorites as - "A stone of 1773g was found 16 miles E of Kress, Briscoe Co., H.H. Nininger & A.D. Nininger (1950). Mineralogy: olivine Fa 26^ , B. Mason (1963)." This is one of those Texas meteorites that is not commonly seen on the collector market, although it is not considered rare.
 
Refer to the photo. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing a small fragment like the one shown. Your purchase will include a labeled gemjar for safe storage.