Home » News & Blogs » Michigan Man Discovers His Barn Doorstop Is Actually a Meteorite Worth $100,000
Bookmark and Share
SPACE.com

Michigan Man Discovers His Barn Doorstop Is Actually a Meteorite Worth $100,000

10 Oct 2018, 16:15 UTC
Michigan Man Discovers His Barn Doorstop Is Actually a Meteorite Worth $100,000 Mackenzie Brockman/Central Michigan University

A rock that had been used as a barn doorstop on a Michigan farm for more than 30 years is actually a massive meteorite worth over $100,000. The 22-lb. (10 kilograms) meteorite is believed to have touched down in the 1930s on a farm in Edmore, Michigan.

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod