Stone, L4 Chondrite
Fell September 5, 1918
Donguz, Penza, Russia
This meteorite fell on September 5, 1918 at 3 PM local time. The spectacular daytime fireball was accompanied by multiple detonations. Several stones were recovered with a total weight over 300 Kg. Saratov is know for having a multitude of varied chondrules in a very friable matrix.
Postcard showing the town of Saratov circa 1918
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