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Mangui   contributed by Ziyao Wang, IMCA 3908   MetBul Link
 
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TKW 50 kg. Observed fall 1 June 2018, Xishuangbanna City, Yunnan Province, China..


 


Ziyao writes:
A massive meteorite lit up the sky as it burst through the atmosphere over Yunnan in southwest China on Friday evening 2018.06.01 , shocking local residents with its fiery glow. The meteorite created a burst of white light over Yunnan’s Jinghong skyscrapers at about 9:43pm. The meteorite left a flaming path in its wake as it cut through the night sky before disappearing seconds later.

Photo 1 - me holding 640 and 700 gram new fall.

Photo 2 - 700 gram specimen

Photo 3 - 640 gram specimen, found in a bamboo forest next to a large rock.

Photo 4 - local female villager with a meteorite she found inside the sugarcane field.

Photo 5 - 105 gram specimen. It is rainy in the local area and meteorite has broken into the land.

Photo 6 - 271 gram specimen.

Photos 7 & 8 - Thin section I made.
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Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below

 


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Jansen Lyons
 7/2/2018 11:48:48 AM
Incredible new find with the video, too! Congrats, and God bless!
Anne Black
 7/2/2018 11:19:51 AM
I would like to see what the inside looks like. A nicely polished slice would be good.
Stephen Amara
 7/2/2018 5:25:57 AM
Outstanding!!! I would love to find a fresh 700gram stone like that!!!
Matthias
 7/2/2018 4:21:53 AM
Great stones from heaven, Ziyao - thanks for sharing and congratulations!
 

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