The Tucson Meteorites: Their History from Frontier Arizona by Richard R. Willey

By Richard R. Willey

The Tucson Meteorites have been came across through the first half the nineteenth century at the desolate Mexican frontier that later grew to become Arizona. during this booklet, Richard R. Willey recounts the unusual historical past of those meteorites and explores the secret, unresolved to the current day, of the place the meteorites fell to earth and even if extra fragments stay to be stumbled on. 14 illustrations .

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3: S. Doc. 78, vol. 2, p. 7. 21. , 18 (1854): 369-72. meeting of 4 May 1863, pp. 30-35; meeting of 20 July 1863, pp. 48-40, meeting of 19 Feb. 1866, pp. 240-41. 10. Hunt, Major General Carleton, p. 332. 22. Unverified and a m b i g u o u s references to a third fragment, the C a n a d a de Hierro, are m a d e in O. C. Farrington, C a t a l o g u e of the Meteorites of N o r t h A m e r i c a to J a n u a r y 1, 1909, Memoirs of the 1 1 . Personal communication to the author from Roy S. , 1 Oct.

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19(1855): 1 6 1 - 6 3 . Chapter 4 24. F. A. , 20 1. M. L. C r i m m i n s , "Recollections of the Old Medical Officers: Brigadier General B. J. D. Irwin," Military Surgeon (March 1028): (1855): 119-20. 25. J a m e s G. Bell, "A Log of the Texas-California Cattle Trail, 1854," ed. J. Evetts Haley, Southwestern Historical Quarterly 35 (1032): 361. 2. William M. T h o m p s o n , " T h e Fighting Doctor: Brigadier Gen- 315. 26.

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