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Goose Lake Meteorite on Exhibit

Creator:
Unknown
Title:
Goose Lake Meteorite on Exhibit
Date:
c. 1945
Summary:
The Goose Lake meteorite was found by three men from Oakland, California, out hunting on October 13, 1938. Although it was catalogued into the collection of the US National Museum in 1939 (Acc.#1332), it remained in California until 1941 -- where it was displayed at the Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco. It reached Washington on January 17, 1941, and went on display in the meteorites hall at some point thereafter. The hall was dismantled in the mid-late 1950s, as part of the Exhibits Modernization Program. The meteorite is still on display today
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Topics:
Meteorites, Gooseneck Meteorite, Meteoritics, Mineralogy, Exhibitions, Specimens
Subjects:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), Natural History Building, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Meteorites, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Mineral Sciences
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Form/Genre:
Photographic print, Exhibit
Local Number:
41402 or MNH-41402
Physical Description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!9047~!0#focus
Goose Lake Meteorite on Exhibit, by Unknown, c. 1945, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 41402 or MNH-41402.

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