Polish Meteorites ... meteorite field in Poland

3 Nov 2012

This story is at http://phys.org/print270934592.html ... a 660lb iron meteorite was found near Poznan in Poland. It is cone shaped, around 2m in diameter, and is thought to date from around 5000 years ago, or 3000BC. It seems it was one of several big ones closely accompanied by lots of little ones. They all landed in what is known as the 'Morasko Meteorite Reserve' and this one was dug out of the ground after being detected by a device designed to look for electromagnetic anomalies. The reserve has seven shallow craters and many small meteorites have been found, drawing meteorite researchers to the area