Sowerby, James. 1804 (date on plate). Ferrum nativum, Meteoric Iron, plate 101 from vol 2 of British Mineralogy: or Coloured Figures intended to Elucidate the Mineralogy of Great Britain, 1806.

Sowerby, James. 1804 (date on plate). Ferrum nativum, Meteoric Iron, plate 101 from vol 2 of British Mineralogy: or Coloured Figures intended to Elucidate the Mineralogy of Great Britain, 1806.

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Sowerby, James. 1804 (date on plate). Ferrum nativum, Meteoric Iron, plate 101 from vol 2 of British Mineralogy: or Coloured Figures intended to Elucidate the Mineralogy of Great Britain, 1806. Hand coloured engraving, page 23 x 13cm, plate area 17 x 9.2cm. Clear plate mark, wide margins, clean and in very good condition. Photocopy of 19pp. descriptive text included. This meteorite fell in 1796 in Yorkshire and the account is well described in The Floating Egg; Episodes in the Making of Geology (1998) by Roger Osborne.