39° 15′ N., 101° 20′ W. In 1940, a single stone Work in progress. A solid natural object reaching a planet’s surface from interplanetary space. Solid portion of a meteoroid that survives its fall to Earth, or some other body. Meteorites are classified as stony meteorites, iron meteorites, and stony-iron meteorites. These groups are further divided according to their mineralogy and Click on Term to Read More weighing 17 kg was found in Brewster, Thomas County, Kansas. It was subsequently classified as an L6 Work in Progress Ordinary chondrites (OCs) are the largest meteorite clan, comprising approximately 87% of the global collection and 78% of all falls (Meteoritical Society database 2018)1. Meteorites & the Early Solar System: page 581 section 6.1 OC of type 5 or 6 with an apparent shock stage of S1, Click on Term to Read More and became part of the Nininger Collection of Meteorites (Graham et al., 1985). The specimen shown above is an 11.95 g partial slice acquired from Allan Lang via the Martin Horejsi Collection, previously obtained from David New.
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29° 12′ 39′ N., 81° 24′ 28′ W. On February 22, 1990, four puppies were found during a storm in a rain gutter in Barberville, Florida by B. Bauer. They were classified as Cocker Spaniels, the progeny of Taffy and Flash. One large male puppy, appearing more healthy and friendly (and hungry) than the others, was purchased from the owner of the property for $100. This puppy was subsequently given the name Brewster. Brewster obtained a weight of 17.3 kg and reached a terrestrial age of 14.5 years (75–85 dog years; Dr. F. Metzger, D.V.M., State College, PA).