Meteorite fall
Meteorite falls, also called observed falls, are meteorites collected after their fall from space was observed by people or automated devices. All other meteorites are called "finds". As of June 2012,...
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High Possil meteorite
The High Possil meteorite fell on the morning of Thursday, 5 April 1804, in a quarry near High Possil, on the northern outskirts of Glasgow. The High Possil meteorite is one of only four ever to have ...
Kaidun meteorite
Kaidun is a meteorite that fell on 3 December 1980 on a Soviet military base near what is now Al-Khuraybah in Yemen. A fireball was observed travelling from the northwest to the southeast, and a singl...
Canyon Diablo (meteorite)
The Canyon Diablo meteorites include the many fragments of the asteroid that created the Barringer Crater (Meteor Crater), Arizona, USA. Meteorites have been found around the crater rim, and are name...
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Atoka meteorite
The Atoka meteorite is an L6 meteorite which was observed to fall to earth near Atoka, Oklahoma, in 1945. It weighs 1,384 grams (48.8 oz).
Moss meteorite
Moss is a carbonaceous chondrite meteorite that fell over the communities of Rygge and Moss in Østfold county, southeast southern Norway in the morning of midsummer day, July 14, 2006.The last time a ...
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Bovedy (meteorite)
Bovedy is a meteorite which on April 25, 1969 fell in the area of Bovedy, Northern Ireland. It hit the earth after entering the atmosphere over the Bristol Channel, traversing Wales and the Irish Sea ...
Gebel Kamil (meteorite)
Gebel Kamil meteorite struck Egypt about 5000 years ago leaving a crater surrounded by thousands of pieces of iron shrapnel with a total weight of about 1,600 kilograms (3,500 lb).
In Februar...
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Tagish Lake (meteorite)
The Tagish Lake meteorite fell at 16:43 UTC on 18 January 2000 in the Tagish Lake area in northwestern British Columbia, Canada.
Fragments of the Tagish Lake meteorite landed upon the Earth on Jan...
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Adhi Kot (meteorite)
Adhi Kot is a meteorite that fell on 1 May 1919 in Punjab, Pakistan.
The meteorite fell at 32°16′N 71°49′E / 32.267°N 71.817°E / 32.267; 71.817 at 12PM, 15 miles (24 k...
Stannern (meteorite)
Stannern meteorite fell on May 22, 1808 into the Moravian village Stonařov (in German Stannern), in today's Czech Republic.
The meteorites were classified into the HED meteorite clan (possibly fro...
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Albareto (meteorite)
Albareto is a meteorite which in July 1766 fell near the frazione Albareto, of Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. (This town is very often erroneously confused with Albareto in the province of Parma.)
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L'Aigle (meteorite)
L'Aigle is a L6 meteorite fallen in 1803 in Lower Normandy, France.
In the early afternoon of 26 April 1803 a meteorite shower of more than 3000 fragments fell upon the town of L'Aigle in Normandy...
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Agen (meteorite)
Agen is an H chondrite meteorite that fell to earth on September 5, 1814 in Aquitaine, France.
It is an ordinary chondrite that belongs to the petrologic type 5, thus was assigned to the group H5.
1490 Ch'ing-yang event
The Ch'ing-yang event of 1490 (also Ch'ing-yang, Chi-ing-yang or Chíing-yang meteor shower) is a presumed meteor shower in the Qìngyáng (Ch'ing-Yang, simplified Chinese: 庆阳; traditional Chinese...
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Kainsaz meteorite
Fifteen pieces of the Kainsaz meteorite were seen to fall near Kainsaz, Muslyumovo, Tatarstan in 1937-09-13. The largest weighed 102.5 kilograms (226 lb), the total weight was ~200 kilograms (440...
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Neuschwanstein (meteorite)
Neuschwanstein was an enstatite chondrite (type EL6) meteorite that fell to Earth on 6 April 2002 at 22:20:18 GMT near Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, at the Germany-Austria border.The original meteor...
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Arbol Solo (meteorite)
Arbol Solo is an H chondrite meteorite that fell to earth on September 11, 1954 in the province of San Luis, Argentina.
It is classified as H5-ordinary chondrite.
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Peekskill meteorite
The Peekskill meteorite is among the most historic meteorite events on record. Sixteen separate video recordings document the meteorite burning through the Earth's atmosphere, whereupon it struck a pa...
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Strewn field
The term strewnfield indicates the area where meteorites from a single fall are dispersed.It is also often used with tektites produced by large meteorite impact.
There are two strewnfield formatio...
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Ornans (meteorite)
The Ornans meteorite is a carbonaceous chondrite and the type specimen of the CO group (Carbonaceous Ornans group). Its fall was observed in France in 1868.
Angers (meteorite)
Angers is an L6 meteorite that hit Pays de la Loire, France in 1822. The meteor struck at 8:15 PM on June 3. It has since been stored along with L'Aigle, another meteorite that struck France 19 years ...
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Allende meteorite
The Allende meteorite is the largest carbonaceous chondrite ever found on Earth. The fireball was witnessed at 01:05 on February 8, 1969, falling over the Mexican state of Chihuahua. After breaking up...
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Veliky Ustyug (meteorite)
Veliky Ustyug (Russian: Великий Устюг) was a meteorite that fell on July 3, 1290 (Julian calendar: June 24) at the Kotovo village near the town of Veliky Ustyug, Vologda Oblast, Russia. The fall w...