Find / Fall: Fall - 1948
Location: Kansas, USA
Total Known Weight: 1.1 MT
On February 18, 1948 Norton County, Kansas was showered with a fall of stones over a wide area. More than 100 stones were recovered, yet Norton County as a meteorite will probably always be remembered for the single large mass of about one ton. This is very unusual of stone meteorites and Norton County is one among a handful of very large stones. As an Aubrite it is also an unusual variety of achondrite. Light in color and having a crystalline texture Norton County has been a popular and sought after meteorite by collectors since it first arrived.
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