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Re: underwater meteorites

Darryl Pitt wrote:

>meteorites have indeed been recovered from the water following impact.
>among the more renowned examples is the aubrite pena blanca springs which
>splashed into a little pond in front of some ranch hands.  (and as pena
>blanca is water soluble it's most fortuitous that it was recovered moments
>following impact).

The most famous Brazilian achodrite meteorite, Angra dos Reis, was recovered
from the sea, one a day after the fall which ocurred on January, 1869.


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