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Peekskill   contributed by John Divelbiss   MetBul Link

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TKW 12.57 kg. Observed fall 9 October 1992, in Peekskill, New York.

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After a fireball and loud noise a stone fell on Michelle Knapp's car, parked before her house at 207 Wells Street, Peekskill.

John writes:
Peekskill from the Smithsonian - a nice big part slice of this famous car trunk hammer stone !!
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Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below


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Jim Strope
 12/19/2016 4:06:26 AM
What a great meteorite.
 12/18/2016 2:15:05 PM
Thanks for the continuing virtual tour of the National Museum John! Note this awesome depicted specimen of Peekskill is 738.8 g. Reputedly, Al Lang, Martin Cilz, and Ray Meyer purchased the original football sized stone together, of about 12 1/2 kg, for $78,000 with the car included, from the Knapps, beating out the scientists from the observatory that had begun earlier negotiations.
Jansen Lyons
 12/18/2016 11:34:58 AM
That's a big Peekskill piece John. Awesome!
Adri*n Contreras G*mez
 12/18/2016 2:32:14 AM
Wow! Un admirable ejemplar!

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