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Lowicz

Poland
Fell march 12, 1935
Stony-iron, mesosiderite
Total mass > 110 kg

In collection :
12.6g part slice

Lowicz meteorite fell in Poland on March 12, 1935. The Museum of the Earth in Warsaw send representatives near Lowicz to get information from the local people. They ask to the population to hunt for specimens. For each specimen found, they will receive some money. About 50 fragments were then found for a total mass of about 110 kilograms. Other specimens will be found later. The area of the strewnfield is about 9 sq. kilometers.

Additional information

Provenance

  • Polish Academy of Science > Bob Haag > Tomasz Jakubowski