Monte Milone (meteorite)
Monte Milone is meteorite that fell in 1846 in central Italy.
|Fall date||May 8, 1846|
Monte Milone fell on 8 May 1846, in Pollenza in the central Italian region of Marche. It was found by the mineralogist Giovanni Strüver and then bought and described by Monsignor Lavinio de' Medici Spada(1846).
Composition and classificationEdit
It is a L5 type ordinary chondrite.
- Meteoritical Bulletin Database: Monte Milone
- (in Italian) History of Mineralogic Museum of "La Sapienza" University, Rome Archived 2012-06-29 at the Wayback Machine