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Tulia b History



Name: Tulia b
Location: Swisher County
Texas

Type: Olivine Hypersthene Chondrite L6

Meteorite was found in 1917 when two stones, weighing 14.9 kg and 8.9 kg, were plowed up by a farmer. 

They were not recognized until 1982. The stones were collected by H. Nininger and obtained from him by 

the Field Museum in Chicago in 1940. Later a couple of stones were found to be distinctly different from Tulia a.

This meteorite was published in the Meteoritical Society Bulletin No. 61
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