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Schertz meteorite

Title: The Schertz, Guadalupe County, Texas, Meteorite Proved Identical with Canyon Diablo, Arizona
Authors: Oscar E. Monnig

The Schertz, Guadalupe County, Texas, iron meteorite of 308 g., which has been listed in two catalogues of Texas meteorites, resembles a typical Canyon Diablo, Arizona, iron. An investigation at Schertz and at other points in south Texas revealed that a large shipment of iron meteorites from Canyon Diablo was sent there about 1893, and that subsequently all of these irons were abandoned or lost except one piece of some 175 lbs., now at Yorktown, Texas. The so-called Schertz iron is in all probability one of the samples of this shipment.

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