|Group||Main Group Pallasite|
|Fall date||May 3, 1826|
Mineo was one of the only four witnessed fall pallasite meteorites in the world, and the only one from Italy.
On May 3, 1826, a bright meteor was observed over Sicily. Near the small town of Mineo (CT) was seen the fall of an object, followed by a loud sound. From the small crater was recovered a metallic mass.
Only 42g from this fall are still preserved in collections.
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