Classified as a stone, chondrite (H5) veined/brecciated. Fell on January 30, 1868 at 7:00 PM near Warsaw, Poland. Thousands of people witnessed a large fireball followed by detonations and then a shower of stones fell over a large area near Pultusk. Tens of thousands of small stones rained down on the land and houses. The next morning people began to recover them from the snow. It is estimated that over 100,000 stones fell with only a few thousand recovered. The vast majority were small from a few tenths of a gram to 10 grams and are known as "Pultusk Peas". The largest intact specimen weighed almost 10 kilos and is in the British Museum Collection. 


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82 gram individual with Vienna Austria Museum label.






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