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What are the largest meteorites that have been found in the world?

Read about the largest meteorites that have been found.

Large meteorites have inspired awe in humans over the years. [©Shutterstock, 2010]
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Large meteorites have inspired awe in humans over the years.

The largest meteorites that have been found in the world are listed below:

 

Name Location    
  Tons Tonnes
Hoba West Namibia 66.1 60
Ahnighito (The Tent) Greenland 33.5 30.4
Bacuberito Mexico 29.5 27
Mbosi Tanzania 28.7 26
Agpalik Greenland 22.2 20.1
Armanty Outer Mongolia 22 20
Willamette Oregon, USA 15.4 14
Chupaderos Mexico 15.4 14
Campo del Cielo Argentina 14.3 13
Mundrabilla Western Australia 13.2 12
Morito Mexico 12.1 11


The famous Willamette (Oregon) iron, listed above, displayed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, is the largest specimen found in the United States. It is 10 feet (3.048 meters) long and five feet (1.524 meters) high.

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