Meteorite fall in Falealupo-Tai, Vaisigano, Savai’i, Samoa on 3 February 2021

Last update: 20 February 2021 On 12 February the Samoa Observer reported that a meteorite fell in the costal village Falealupo-Tai in Vaisigano on Savai’i, Samoa in the morning or early afternoon on 3 February…

OSLO (H3-6, 2012) and VALLE (H5, 2013) finally approved

On 5 September 2020 the Norwegian meteorites OSLO (2012, H3-6) and VALLE (2013, H5) have finally been registered as probable and possible falls in the Meteoritical Bulletin database. The first Oslo specimen (Rodeløkka). Photo: Terje…

Meteorite (~ 5 kg) fall in Bimbe (Limbe ?) village, Chitanda chiefdom, Chibombo District, Central Province, Zambia at ~7:00 a.m. CAT (~5:00 UT) on 7 June 2020

Last update: 12 October 2020 A meteorite (~ 5 kg), apparently an ordinary chondrite, fell at around 7 a.m. on 7th June 2020 in Bimbe (Limbe ?) village, in Chitanda Lumamba’s chiefdom in the northwest…

Characteristics of a New Carbonaceous, Metal-Rich Lithology Found in the Carbonaceous Chondrite Breccia Aguas Zarcas

I. Kerraouch, A. Bischoff, M. E. Zolensky, A. Pack, M. Patzek, E. Wölfer, C. Burkhardt, M. Fries 51st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2020), Abstract #2011 PDF (OPEN ACCESS) “The Aguas Zarcas meteorite fell in…

CAVEZZO – Meteorite fragments (L5-an, S2, 55.3 grams) found near Ponte Motta (Cavezzo) / Fall on 1 January 2020, 18:26:54 UT, Rovereto sul Secchia, Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Last update: 2 February 2021 The ordinary chondrite (L5-an) meteorite fragments were found by 48-year old warehouseman and cyclist Davide Gaddi from Mirandola in the grass next to a path on the bank of the…

Variability of Chelyabinsk meteoroid stones studied by Mössbauer spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction

M.I. Oshtrakha, A.A. Maksimova, A.V. Chukin, E.V. Petrova, P. Jenniskens, E. Kuzmann, V.I. Grokhovsky, Z. Homonnay, V.A.Semionkin Biomolecular Spectroscopy Volume 219, 5 August 2019, Pages 206-224 LINK “Highlights • The internal differences on a meter-size…

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