Assisi (meteorite)

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Type H5
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Coordinates 43°2′N 12°33′E / 43.033°N 12.550°E / 43.033; 12.550Coordinates: 43°2′N 12°33′E / 43.033°N 12.550°E / 43.033; 12.550[1]
Observed fall Yes
Fall date 24/05/1886, 7am
TKW 2 kg

Assisi is an H chondrite meteorite that fell to earth at 7am on May 24, 1886 in Umbria, Italy.

Only one single 2 kilograms (4.4 lb) stone was found.


It is an ordinary chondrite and belongs to the petrologic type 5, thus was assigned to the group H5.[1]

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