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Suizhou meteorite

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The Suizhou meteorite is a stone meteorite, which fell on April 15, 1986, in Dayanpo, 12.5 km in the southeast of the Suizhou city, Hubei province, China. Right after the fall of this meteorite, a group of scientists from the China University of Geosciences and the Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, conducted field survey and collection of Suizhou meteorite samples. A total weight of 270 kg of this meteorite was collected. The largest piece, a fragment of 56 kg in weight, is now preserved in the City Museum of Suizhou, and the smallest piece only weighs 20 g.

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