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Stellar stone fukang

FukangThe first meteorite was found by the German scientist Peter Eastwards in the 18th century. This stunning meteorite is possibly the most beautiful object of extraterrestrial origin, which man has ever seen.

Fukang meteorite was found in 2000 year in the Gobi desert near the town of Fukang in Xinjiang Province of China. NEI leading collector divided large meteorite (over 1000 kg) and sent his part in United States. Fukang meteorite is pallasitom. Callosity is a very rare even among Star stones (1% of all meteorites found on Earth). Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 5, 2016 in Historical, Nature


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