Meteorite Fail at Pueblito de Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico: Preliminary Information

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Science  28 Feb 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3870, pp. 928-929
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3870.928


Specimens from the meteorite fall at 1:05 a. m., on 8 February 1969 at Pueblito de Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico, have been recovered. The meteorite is a chondrite (C3 and C4) with both opaque and microcrystalline matrices. Specimens were brought to a low background gamma counter less than 4 ½ days after the fall, and gamma rays from short-lived isotopes have been observed.

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