[meteorite-list] NPA 05-18-1886 Two Hundred Ton Meteorite
thebigcollector at msn.com
Sat Sep 25 12:04:26 EDT 2004
Paper: Reno Evening Gazette
City: Reno, Nevada
Date: Tuesday, May 18, 1886
In "EDITORIAL NOTES" section:
A Washington, Pennsylvania dispatch says: After months of search,
Professor Jonathan Emery of William and Mary college, has discovered the
aerolite which fell in Washington county, September fourteenth 1883.
Professor Emery says it is the largest aerolite on record, and weighs fully
two hundred tons. Its composition is chromium, nickel, aluminum, copper,
magnesium and tin.
Mark note: This is the article, that spawned the "Aerolite Liar" article
referred to a few times on the list.
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