These fragments of Oliver meteorite come from the famous Glenn Huss Collection - they broke off of a larger slice I acquired. Glenn Huss was a contemporary of the legendary Harvey Nininger and his collection pieces are sought-after as pieces of American Meteoritic history. Oliver is an L6 chondrite recovered from a farm in Kimball County Nebraska in 1984.
Refer to the photos. 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.
From the Meteoritical Bulletin entry :
DISCOVERY OF THE OLIVER, USA, STONY METEORITE
Place of find: Kimball County, Nebraska, USA.
Date of find: July 1984
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6). Olivine Fa25.0.
Number of individual
Total weight: 6.69 kg
Circumstances of find: The single, wholly crusted, mass was found in a field. The crust is very fresh and dark, contrasting with the yellow-grey, slightly oxidized interior of the stone.
Source: G.I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA.