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Poles Unearth Rare 5,000 Year Old Meteorite

November 22, 2012
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Weighing in at 261 kilogrammes and with a circumference of two metres, a meteorite which fell to earth 5,000 years ago is the largest ever found in Poland. This magnificent ebony black hunk of iron was unearthed at the Morasko meteorite reserve, near the western Polish city of Poznan.

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