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Winchcombe meteorite is first UK find in 30 years – Yahoo News Australia

Fragments are recovered from the blazing fireball that lit up the sky above England last month.



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The Winchcombe fragments total in excess of 300g
Several rocky fragments have been recovered from the fireball that lit up the sky above southern England just over a week ago.
They came down in the Winchcombe area of Gloucestershire.
A householder first alerted experts after noticing a pile of charred stone on his driveway. Other members of the public have since come forward with their own finds.
It’s 30 years since meteorite material was last retrieved in the UK.
Researchers are particularly thrilled…

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