The New Concord Meteorite Fall
On May 1, 1860 about 12:30pm a space invader made its debut over Washington County, Ohio and traveled Northwest towards Muskingum County. Meteorite Fragments rained down upon the town of New Concord Ohio and the surrounding areas.
The Willamette Meteorite
The Willamette meteorite was found in 1902 in the town of Willamette, Oregon and is classified as a type IIIAB medium octahedrite iron meteorite. This incredible space rock weights an astonishing 15.5 tons or 32,000 pounds, making this space gem the largest meteorite found in the United States and the sixth largest meteorite in the world!