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  • Clarke, Roy S., Jr.; Goldstein, Joseph I. (1978-04-14)
    The role that schreibersite growth played in the structural development process in coarse-structured iron meteorites has been examined. The availability of many large meteorite surfaces and an extensive collection of ...
  • Fudali, Robert F. (1979-09-11)
    This volume is comprised of six short contributions reporting the results of some of the research carried out by the Department of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, during the period 1976-1977. Included are: a ...
  • Marvin, Ursula B.; Mason, Brian (1980-07-25)
    During two expeditions to Antarctica (1976-77 and 1977-78), more than 300 pieces of meteorites were collected from a small area adjacent to the Allan Hills (77°S, 159°E) in Victoria Land. The 1977-78 meteorites were collected ...
  • Marvin, Ursula B.; Mason, Brian (1982-07-29)
    This is the second catalog of meteorite specimens collected on expeditions to Victoria Land led by William A. Cassidy of the University of Pittsburgh. The first (Catalog of Antarctic Meteorites, 1977-1978, U. B. Marvin and ...
  • Mason, Brian; Taylor, S. R. (1982-10-05)
    Six discrete groups of inclusions have been distinguished in the Allende meteorite. Groups I, V, and VI are mostly melilite-rich chondrules, although some have been extensively altered to fine-grained aggregates; Groups ...
  • Marvin, Ursula B.; Mason, Brian (1984-06-08)
    This monograph describes the meteorite collecting activities in Victoria Land during the 1980-1981 and 1981-1982 field seasons, and the geodetic measurements of ice motion and ablation at the Allan Hills site. Descriptions ...
  • Jarosewich, Eugene; Clarke, Roy S., Jr.; Barrows, Julie N. (1987-02-24)
    A reference material for comparative analytical studies and standardization was prepared from fresh, clean specimen material from the Allende, Mexico, Type CV3 carbonaceous chondrite fall of 8 February 1969. Fragments ...
  • Marvin, Ursula B.; MacPherson, Glenn J. (1989-02-16)
    This monograph describes the meteorite collecting activities of the United States Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) expeditions of the 1982-1983 and 1983-1984 field seasons. Descriptions and classifications are given ...
  • Windsor, Donald M. (1990-12-18)
    Long-term environmental monitoring results are presented documenting the seasonality experienced by the lowland tropical forest on Barro Colorado Island, Panamá. A dry season has developed during each of the past 62 years, ...
  • Marvin, Ursula B.; MacPherson, Glenn J. (1992-12-18)
    This monograph describes the meteorite collecting activities of the United States Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) expeditions during the 1984-1985, 1985-1986, and 1986-1987 field seasons. Descriptions and ...
  • Clarke, Roy S., Jr. (1993-01-04)
    The Port Orford meteorite was allegedly discovered by John Evans, a contract explorer for the United States Government, on a mountain in southwestern Oregon in 1856. Efforts to organize the recovery of the alleged 10-ton ...
  • Wardlaw, Bruce R.; Grant, Richard E.; Rohr, David M. (2000-08-21)
    The internal stratigraphy of the Cutoff Formation in the Guadalupe Mountains is clarified, and the unit is divided into three members: the Shumard Canyon, the El Centro, and the Williams Ranch members. The Shumard ...
  • Hershler, Robert; Madsen, David; Currey, Donald R. (2002-12-11)
    The 14 papers collected herein treat diverse aspects of the aquatic history of the Great Basin of the western United States and collectively attempt to summarize and integrate portions of the vast body of new information ...

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