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Pultusk

Stone, chondrite, H5
Ostrolenka, NE Warsaw, Poland
Fall: January 30, 1868
TKW: >200 kg
Individual 74.20 g

The majority of the Pultusk meteorites that were collected after the fall were tiny pellets also known as “Pultusk peas”. With 74 g this meteorite already is a rarity from this location. However, recent discoveries made with metal detectiors include larger specimens as well. This fresh individual was collected and sold to 19th Century Mineral dealer Anton Berger right after the fall and shows well preserved fusion texture and adherent soil, a small chip has broken off one edge.
Inventory #

B-168

Date

October 5, 2015

Category

Chondrites, Stones, Witnessed Falls