Cumberland Falls Aubrite Meteorite


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This specimen weighs 2.98 grams.  It measures 43 mm by 21 mm by 1.4 mm thick.  Contains the desirable large type 3 chondritic clasts.  All measurements taken at widest point.



  • Cumberland Falls, Kentucky
  • Fell April 9, 1919 
  • Stone - Brecciated Aubrite Achondrite, contains type 3 chondritic clasts

After the sighting of a fireball, a shower of stones fell, the largest, broke into fragments and was estimated to weigh 14kg.  Approximate total known weight is 14kg, most of which is preserved in institutional collections.


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