Falling Rocks
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Meteorite Name: Forest City
Location: Winnebago County, Iowa
Classification: H5 Ordinary Chondrite
Witnessed Fall: Yes
Date and Time: May 2, 1890
TKW: 152 kilograms
After the appearance of a brilliant fireball moving from west to east and subsequent detonations, over 500 stones, the largest weighing 36 kilograms, fell on an area 2 miles long by 1 mile wide. This is specimen #M55.2 from the Oscar E. Monnig Collection, with Ward's Natural Science Establishment of Rochester, New York, provenance.
Collection Photos
256.4 gram complete individual
256.4 gram complete individual
Original Ward's specimen label
Original Ward's specimen label

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