Half-ton fragment of Meteorite Chelyabinsk recovered 1

Russian divers discovered the largest meteorite Chelyabinsk fragment. It’s a giant piece of rock weighing more than half a ton.   Image © Voice of Russia.    Watch the video…

The divers have hauled the 570-kilogram (1,257 pounds) hunk of meteorite from the bottom of the lake Chebarkul in the Urals region of Russia. It’s the largest-yet piece of the meteorite.

Professor Sergei Zamozdra of the Chelyabinsk State University, confirmed the meteorite nature of the rock.



Half-ton fragment of Meteorite Chelyabinsk recovered 2

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