Estherville (mesosiderite) – 20.4g

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USA, Iowa
Fell may 10, 1879
Mesosiderite-A3/4
Total mass : 320 kg

On May 10, 1879, a 455 pound meteorite fell to earth in Emmet County a few miles north of Estherville, and has become known as the Estherville Meteorite.

This is the largest Meteorite that has been known to have fallen in North America. When it struck it buried itself 15 feet in the ground.