Middlesbrough meteorite showing radiating flow lines Image: Wikipedia/ Dr Svend Buhl
Type- Ordinary Chondrite L6
Fell 14th March 1881
Location – Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
Total known weight – 1.6kg
Circumstances – This is one of the best examples of an orientated meteorite with deep flow lines radiating from the leading edge. A group of four railway workers heard a roaring sound followed seconds later by a thud. Just yards from where they were working they found the meteorite embedded in the embankment. A cast was later made of the impact pit to preserve it.