Killeter

Killeter

Bridge over River Derg, Killeter, Co. Tyrone, Ireland image: Wikipedia

Type Ordinary Chondrite H6

Location – Killeter, County Tyrone, Ireland

Total known weight – 140g

Circumstances – This fall was observed by a few people and was accompanied by sounds likened to that of thunder. Only a few fragments were recovered with largest weighing about 22g. Contemporary notes by a Rev. Joseph Love, who also managed to recover an unknown quantity of fragments, described the sound of the meteorite as “resembling the rattling of carts on a newly stoned road”.

Information compiled by BIMS

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