Nininger Collection of meteorites

a catalog and a history by American Meteorite Museum, Winslow, Ariz. in Winslow

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Statementby H.H. Nininger and Addie D. Nininger.
ContributionsNininger, Harvey Harlow, 1887-, Nininger, Addie Delp, 1892-
LC ClassificationsQE395 .A5
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Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6086267M
LC Control Number51000144

  "Harvey Harlow Nininger" was an American meteoriticist and educator, and although he was self-taught, he revived interest in scientific study of meteorites in the s and assembled the largest. Edmond de Goncourt (–) was a French writer, literary critic, art critic, book publisher and the founder of the Académie Goncourt for which he bequeathed his entire : Arnaud Mignan.   And this was Meteor Crater. I had already been sending pieces of basalt to H. H. Nininger to see if they were meteorites. I did not own any meteorites yet and did not really have a good idea what they would look like in my hand, but I had read Nininger’s book on Meteor Crater and also Our Stone-Pelted Planet. I was really ready to find a. Nininger wrote much about his work in his book, Our Stone-Pelted Planet, and listed 23 meteorite falls in Kansas. In he published a catalog and history of the Nininger meteorite collection. A collection of papers by Nininger was put together in a book by G.A. Boyd in The Published Papers of Harvey Harlow Nininger ().Author: Dan Merriam.

  The Art of Collecting Meteorites is the first book dedicated solely to the theory and methodology of collecting meteorites. The hobby’s evolution is covered from its earliest beginnings among the “rich, royal or religious” to the advent of the “Bessey Speck.” Strategies to purchase the highest-quality specimens at the most favorable prices are clearly outlined and a Brand: Kevin Kichinka. kept his meteorite collection on exhibit there (Nininger , p. 42). Nininger derived his income primarily through buying, trading, and selling meteorites and by giving lectures and writing articles about them, supplemented by his honorarium. One of . It was first referenced in , but the majority of the meteorites from the field were recovered by H. H. Nininger, as described in his book Find a Falling Star. Nininger makes reference to the recovery as one of the more notable achievements of his career in the published paper titled The Nininger Collection of Meteorites, released in Volume. Meteorites from A to Z Author: Michael & William Jensen & Anne Black: Name: Catalog of Meteorites in the collections of Arizona State University Including The Nininger Meteorite Collection Author: Charles F. Lewis and Carleton B. Moore: Name: The Fire Came By Author: John Baxter and Thomas Atkins: Published By: Michael R. Jensen Soft Cover.

By the time Nininger retired, the Space Age had dawned and meteorites had become a key component of research into the origin of the Earth and the Solar System. Nininger was the son of farmers James Buchanan and Mary Ann (néeBower) Nininger. In their simple home there were only two books, the Bible and a mail order catalog. Harvey Harlow Nininger had his meteorite museum on Route 66 years ago and did groundbreaking research at Meteor Crater. He cut a number of Canyon Diablo meteorites into small chunks in a search to find the shock created diamonds that . The Nininger Collection of Meteorites, by H. H. Nininger and Addie D. Nininger, pub-lished by the American Museum of Winslow, Arizona, in , is a bound book of pages and 38 plates. This is not only a catalog of meteorites, it contains a brief account of the methods the authors followed in making this collection.

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In some ways, the meteorite collection of H. and Addie D. Nininger differs from all other collections: it has grown directly out of an idea that was born in the winter of A search for meteorites from the great fireball of November 9,had fruited in the discovery of two meteorites, neither of which bore any relation to the fall Price: $ Harvey Harlow Nininger (Janu – March 1, ) was an American meteoriticist and Nininger Collection of meteorites book, and although he was self-taught, he revived interest in scientific study of meteorites in the s and assembled the largest personal collection of meteorites up to that time.

He founded the American Meteorite Museum, which was first located near Meteor Crater, Arizona Born: Harvey Harlow Nininger, Janu.

Excellent resource books by Nininger for collectors and researchers. Explains the many interesting shapes created by the dynamic forces present during a fall of meteoroid material in our atmosphere.

List many well known falls and shows a number of the Nininger Collection of meteorites. $90 for both books if it can be found. Additional Physical Format: Online version: American Meteorite Museum. Nininger Collection of meteorites. Winslow, (OCoLC) Document Type. Much thought went into how to preserve one of the only museums dedicated to the science of meteorites but in the s finally the Niningers decided to close the American Meteorite Museum pack up and store the Nininger collection in the advent a firm offer was made on the remaining collection.

Next book. This one is out of print. Out of the Sky: an Introduction to Meteoritics, by H H Nininger, and this one – it isn’t actually mine, it’s the department’s, but I love it – was printed in The first time meteorites were actually seen as objects that were not from this Earth and worthy Nininger Collection of meteorites book scientific study was in the late s, early s, so we’ve only been doing it for.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. The Nininger Collection of meteorites: a catalog and a history American Meteorite Museum, Winslow, Ariz.

View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Second, Harvey H. Nininger, the famous meteorite hunter and self-taught meteoriticist, sold a portion of his collection to the British Natural History Museum in The sale marked a loss for the state of Arizona, as the musum housing Nininger's extensive collection was originally located near the Barringer Meteor Crater in northern Arizona.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: American Meteorite Museum. Nininger Collection of meteorites. Winslow, (DLC) (OCoLC) The Msg-Meteorites Collection > Meteorite library > Nininger books; Nininger books. Book title will appear here. Book title will appear here. Book title will appear here.

Book title will appear here. Share this page in: twitter share facebook share linkedin share email share pinterest share whatsapp share. Our Stone-Pelted Planet: A Book About Meteors and Meteorites [H. Nininger] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Our Stone-Pelted Planet: A 5/5(1).

meteorites in the Nininger Meteorite Collection. This set of books is the most comprehensive study of iron meteorites ever made, and most likely will be the most definitive and indispensable reference on them for decades to come. In the field of meteoritics, this work is File Size: 1MB.

The Nininger Meteorite Award recognizes outstanding student achievement in the meteoritical sciences as embodied by an original research paper. Papers must cover original research conducted by the student and must have been written, submitted, or published between January 1, and Decem The Nininger Collection of Meteorites: A Catalog and a History.

American Meteorite Museum, Winslow, Ariz, Harvey Harlow Nininger, Addie Delp Nininger. American Meterite Museum, - Meteorites - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are saying. Not shown: Nininger's first catalogue was published inlisting meteorites at the time exhibited at the Colorado Museum of Natural History (shows Nininger's early aplha-numeric cataloguing system, precursor to his numeric system): Nininger, H.

(), The Nininger Collection of Meteorites with descriptions of the Huizopa and Pojoaque. The Nininger Collection of Meteorites: A Catalog and A History by H. Nininger and Addie D. Nininger a very hard to find, historic book by 'the father of modern meteoritics'Seller Rating: % positive.

Details about Ask A Question About Meteorites by H.H. Nininger ( First Edition, very rare) Ask A Question About Meteorites by H.H. Nininger ( First Edition, very rare) The Nininger Collection of Meteorites: A Catalog and A History ()- Seller Rating: % positive. For example, by referring to The Nininger Collection of Meteorites catalog published in I am able to determine that a gram iron in my own collection bearing the number is a Canyon Diablo ("34") and was example number 3, of that meteorite in his inventory.

Such a meteorite has a history attached to it, and would command a. Historic Meteorites. 3, likes 11 talking about this. Historic Meteorites is a private meteorite collection that focuses on historical studies, preservation of materials and publications, and Followers: K.

Most meteorites are stony meteorites, classed as chondrites and about 6% of meteorites are iron meteorites or a blend of rock and metal, the stony-iron classification of meteorites is complex. The review paper of Krot et al.

() summarizes modern meteorite taxonomy. About 86% of the meteorites are chondrites, which are named for the. The Nininger Collection of meteorites: a catalog and a history / (Winslow: [s.n.], ), by Winslow American Meteorite Museum, Addie Delp Nininger, and Harvey Harlow Nininger (page images at HathiTrust).

This sheet was slipped into the front cover of a signed Nininger book. It's oddly simple, and wouldn't help to identify any meteorites other than ~chondrites and irons. I wonder if keeping it simple yielded more meteorites. There must be many achondrites and weathered stones still waiting to be found in the Great ers: "This fascinating book tells all about meteors and meteorites, and is lavishly illustrated with photographs of interesting specimens of the several types - iron, stony, and combinations of the two - and with maps showing the locations of falls all over the world." The author's classic first book on meteorites.

Now quite scarce. Inscribed by. Rare Meteorite Book - Photographic Catalog Of The Selected Antarctic Meteorites Ask A - $ Ask A Question About Meteorites By H.h.

Nininger First Edition, Very Rare. (EDIT: I just added a photo) Here is a run down of what's in my small but growing collection. Rocks from Space by Norton. (signed by Norton and his wife) Cosmic Debris by Burke (I am currently reading this one and almost finished) Out of the Sky (An Introduction to Meteoritics) by Nininger Meteorites from A to Z, 3rd Edition by Michael and William Jensen.

(si. Harvey Harlow Nininger, the godfather of modern meteoritics is a hero to both meteorite scientists and private collectors alike. He was a founder of the Meteoritical Society, started the world’s first full-time commercial meteorites business, opened the world’s first private meteorite museum, and carried out decades of groundbreaking, pioneering work in understanding craters, meteorite.

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MARE METEORITICS c/o MIKE MARTINEZ P.O. BOX Lathrop, CA. HOME () NEW Email Address: [email protected] Return to MARE METEORITICS home page. The Modoc () meteorite fell in Scott County, Kansas on September 2, at pm.

A shower of 20 stones fell. Modoc is a chondrite (L6). This specimen is from the Center for Meteorite Studies Collection at ASU in Tempe, Arizona, and is an original Nininger piece, Specimen #81b.

Nininger Iron Meteorites: Three small iron meteorites which carry hand painted H.H. Nininger American Meteorite Laboratory collection numbers. We know from old AML publications that "D91" was Nininger's prefix for the Odessa, Texas iron meteorite. In it was acquired by Nininger who photographed it for his book "The Nininger Collection of Meteorites".

He described it as well preserved with some fusion crust still visible, but noted a clearly visible heat-affected rim zone all around the edge of the cut faces.Nininger amassed the largest collection of meteorites of his time, in order to further his research.

He later founded the American Meteorite Museum in Arizona with this collection, which went on to reside at the British Museum as well as Arizona State University for .The Nininger Collection of Meteorites catalog grams, Complete Individual, no crust In yet another variation on a theme, this catalog of the Nininger Meteorite Collection has been signed twice by H.

H. Nininger himself.