METEORITE GARDEN Since 2006

  • 2012 Xining Fall Witnessed Fall

    My article regarding this fall was poblished on Meteorite magazine May 2012

  • Guangrao L6 1980 fall Witnessed Fall

    On June 21th, 1980 a meteorite was falling in a village in Guangrao county, Shandong Province, when a group of farmers were harvesting wheat. The meteorite later was sent to Nanjing POM, then classified and applied the official name by Professor Wang Daode from Guiyang Geo-Chemistry Institute.I visited the...

  • Wuan H6 1986 fall Witnessed Fall

    A single 50 kg mass fell in Wuan County, Hebei Province, China after detonations were heard, on July 31th, 1986. The meteorite was exploded just above a valley, southwest of the village. At that time, a male teenager was pasturing his cattle on the mountain slide. The explosion horrified the cattle, and th...

  • Juancheng trip Witnessed Fall

    A shower of small stones (>1000 individuals) fell near the Yellow River after a brilliant fireball with smoke and sparks terminated in a loud, resonating explosion.  The fall ellipse measured ~10.5 ´ 4.3 km, oriented east-west.  The largest recovered piece weighed 2.7 kg, and the total mass is >...

  • Armanty Iron IIIE 1898 found Found

    The place which Armanty was found named "Silver Ox Gutter", located in Qinghe county, Xijiang autonomous region. Then in 1950s, the 28 tons iron was moved to Xijiang Geological exhibition center in  Urumqi.I had the chance to visit Xinjiang in the Autumn of 2010, and lucky enough to have a close touch...

  • Xifu Iron IAB found in 2004 Found

    The meteorite was excavated from ~3 m underground at a construction site in Xifu town, Qingdao city, Shandong province, on May 18th, 2004. And now deposit at Chengyang Garden, in Chengyang District, Qingdao city.One of my wife's aunt is live in Qingdao city, and in 2010 I had the chance to visit this iron there.&nbs...