Perth

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Perth, Scotland image: Wikipedia

Type – Ordinary Chondrite LL5

Fell 17th May 1830

Location – Perth, Perthshire, Scotland

Total known weight – 2g

Circumstances – One account of this fall states that the stone measured 7 inches in diameter. However, two fragments weighing 2 grams in total are all that is now preserved. There is very little information on this fall and there are no contemporary accounts that describe the meteorite fall or its subsequent recovery.

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