Center for Meteorite Studies

February’s Meteorite of the Month is Juancheng, an H5 (ordinary) chondrite that fell late the night of February 15, 1997 in Shandong Province, China. 

More than 1,000 individual stones, totaling over 100 kg of material, were subsequently recovered, including one piece that fell through a roof and landed in a pot on the stove!

Juancheng meteoritePhoto ASU/CMS


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