This meteorite belongs to the class of regular chondrites," the university statement said.
Grokhovsky said the rock in question was composed in part of metallic iron as well as chrysolite and sulfite.
Its iron content was estimated at 10 percent.
"We confirm that the particles of a substance found by our expedition near Lake Chebarkul really do have the composition of a meteorite," RIA Novsosti quoted Russian Academy of Sciences member Viktor Grokhovsky as saying late Sunday
about time they found something
apparently its tiny
from when it exploded and scattered pieces
near the lake
that link is very informative for an inital report
but its nit sitting well with me yet
lets see what else is said
(visit the link for the full news article)
edit on 18-2-2013 by thePharaoh because: (no reason given)