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Leap Year Meteorite!

Centerville is an H5 ordinary chondrite of which only one 45.6g stone was ever recovered. Centerville fell in Turner County, South Dakota, February 29th of 1956.

Although its fall was not witnessed, it was recovered the morning after, as it had punctured the aluminium roof of a machine shed and hit a corn planter.