Analysis of the meteoric stone, which fell in the County of Tipperary
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Analysis of the meteoric stone, which fell in the County of Tipperary

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Published by Graisberry& Cambell, printers to the Dublin Society in Dublin .
Written in English


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Statementby William Higgins.
ContributionsDublin Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20858484M

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Westmeath in and Mooresfort, County Tipperary in ) to have occurred in Account of a Shower of Meteoric Stones which fell in the County of Limerick, the magazine published a copy of a letter submitted by the Dublin Its shape is very irregular. This stone is in my possession, and for its volume is very heavy. The following description of a meteoric stone, which fell in the year , is taken from a set of observations on natural history, meteorology, etc. made in the early part of the sixteenth century, by Andrea da Prato, of have not been published; but various copies of them exist. They have been commented upon by Dr. Louis Rossi, in the Giomale di Fisica, Chemica, etc. from whence. meteoric stone stony meteorite. Dr. Davy lately read an account of a meteoric stone, which fell, a few weeks since, in the county of Tipperary. The phænomena surrounding its fall were the same as described in other instances of the like kind. The stone has been analyzed by Mr. Higgins, of Dublin, and contains, like other meteoric stones, iron and nickel.

Recovery of a Meteoric Stone in Georgia. We have heretofore copied statements concerning the appearance and explosion of a large meteor in Stewart County, followed by the fall of a number of. Dr. Davy lately read an a ccount of a meteoric stone, which fell, a few weeks since, in the county of Tipperary. The phænomena surrounding its fall w ere the same as described in. At some unknown early time a meteoric stone fell near to Pessinus. It was taken to the shrine of Cybele, and there set up and worshipped as her image. This image and its worship very early attained a wide celebrity. About two hundred years before Christ, in the time of the second Punic war, the stone was transported to Rome. Analysis of a Meteoric Stone Which Fell near Adair, in the County of Limerick, on Septem Analysis of a Meteoric Stone Which Fell near Adair, in the County of Limerick, on Septem Remarks on the Book of Mac Firbis, an Irish Manuscript Lately Transcribed for the Academy.

  The Black Stone is a rock, often described as a meteorite, which is set into the eastern corner of the Kaaba. According to traditions it was sent as a guide for Adam and Eve to build an altar and is believed to have been set intact into the Kaaba's wall by the prophet Muhammad in AD, five years before his first revelation. Juancheng meteorite: The Juancheng meteorite shower of Febru was one of the most significant stone meteorite falls in recent history. Over a thousand meteorites fell in Shandong, China. Many were picked up immediately after the fall, including this gram complete stone. Note the fresh black fusion crust and faint regmaglypts. Memoir on the Origin and Composition of the Meteoric Stones Which Fell from the Atmosphere, in the County of Fairfield, and State of Connecticut, on the 14th of December ; In a Letter, Dated February 18th , from Benjamin Silliman, Professor of Chemistry in Yale College, Connecticut, and Mr. James L. Kingsley, to Mr John Vaughan, Librarian of the American Philosophical Society. same as stony meteorite. Cite this entry as: () meteoric stone. In: Manutchehr-Danai M. (eds) Dictionary of Gems and Gemology.