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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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...
Hraschina meteorite
Hraschina is the official name of an iron meteorite that fell in 1751 near the Hrašćina village in Hrvatsko Zagorje, Croatia. This meteorite is important because it was the first fall of an iron meteo...
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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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Cranbourne meteorite
Cranbourne meteorite is an octahedrite iron meteorite. It is the second largest meteorite found in Australia after the Mundrabilla meteorite, but at the time of discovery it was the largest iron meteo...
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Polonnaruwa (meteorite)
The Polonnaruwa meteorite is an alleged meteorite that fell in 29 December 2012 close to the city of Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka, and recovered soon after by Chandra Wickramasinghe's team.Twelve days af...
Dar al Gani
16°15′E / 27.250°N 16.250°E / 27.250; 16.250The Dar al Gani (also known as DaG) is a meteorite field in the Libyan Sahara. The site is a plateau of limestone, about 200 kilome...
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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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...
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).
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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Sylacauga (meteorite)
The Sylacauga meteorite fell on November 30, 1954, at 14:46 local time (18:46 UT) in Oak Grove, Alabama, near Sylacauga. It is commonly called the Hodges meteorite because a fragment of it struck Ann ...
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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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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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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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