In the U.S. state of Michigan male 30 years propped up the door of the house with a rock weighing 10 kg.
Reported by the BBC.
The owner, who asked to remain anonymous, bought the stone together with the house from a farmer 30 years ago.
The first considerable value recognized Professor of Geology Central Michigan University Mona Spisku.
It is noted that the American turned to her with a request to inspect the stone. To test your suspicion, Srbsko immediately began to study the properties of iron and sent two small pieces to Smtsock institution in Washington, where her guesses confirmed.
After analysis, the researcher came to the conclusion that the meteorite, which is by 88.5% of iron, and 11.5% of Nickel. And that’s not all: according to the size and weight of the meteorite was sixth out of all that have ever found in Michigan. Its cost is estimated in 100 thousand dollars.
“This is the most valuable thing I ever held in my hands – both in terms of price and scientific value,” says Spesco.