111009 - Meteorite Fall in France

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111009 - Meteorite Fall in France

Postby David Entwistle » Sun Oct 09, 2011 4:39 pm

There are a handful of news reports of a meteorite fall at Draveil, in the suburbs of Paris. It is not certain when the meteorite fell, but it was probably in late August 2011 (see below for correction). The meteorite was discovered, in the loft insulation, while repairs were being carried out to the roof of the family's house. See the following news reports for details:


Apologies, to anyone who reads French, for the absence of accented-characters in the above.
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Re: 111009 Meteorite Fall in France

Postby msg-meteorites » Sun Oct 09, 2011 5:00 pm

Just saw this on the metlist, looks like a confirmed new fall. Doesnt appear the lucky Homeowner is selling it though so probably wont be any appearing on the collector market anytime soon.
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Re: 111009 Meteorite Fall in France

Postby David Entwistle » Sun Oct 09, 2011 5:30 pm

There's an excellent