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.