Top 10 biggest meteorites

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Fixing meteorites occurs on two criteria - fall into the Earth's atmosphere and found on the surface of the planet. For example, the largest meteorite - the discovery is considered to Goba, discovered in Namibia in 1920. The following is the classification of the meteorites that fall was recorded by surveillance from the beginning of the XX century.

10. Meteorite Sterlitamak - 05/17/1990 (Russia)

Sterlitamaksky iron meteorite weighing 300 kg left a crater with a diameter of more than 10 m. At the present time the meteorite stored in the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Ufa.


Meteorite Sterlitamak




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