Center for Meteorite Studies

Chajari 4cmChajari is an L5 (ordinary) chondrite that fell the afternoon of November 29, 1933, in Argentina.

According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 21):
"The fall of the meteorite was accompanied by intense sounds resembling thunder followed by the sound of a blow on the ground. The stone was dug up from a depth of over 1 m."

Only one specimen was recovered, weighing 18.3 kg (just over 40 lb).

Photo ASU Center for Meteorite Studies: This piece of Chajari measures 4 cm in length.


Category: Meteorites

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