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after the fall, however, I have also included a small Allende individual that could be used as a source of study material. The large Esterville slice is typical material, but I have also included one of the metal slugs that were recovered in fairly large numbers.

    If we include the Allegan, Michigan, material that was sent you earlier, you will receive seven different meteorites for a total of 3550g. You sent us twelve different meteorites for a total weight of 3494g. All of the specimens we are sending you are from important observed falls! In each case you are getting a representative specimen of significant size. It seems to me that this would be a fair exchange, but I will be interested in hearing the reaction of your committee.

    When the shipment is received, please date, sign and return the white copy of the Invoice to the Office of the Registrar. With best regards,


                                     Roy S. Clarke, Jr.
                                     Division of Meteorites

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