35º30' N., 115º25' E. Shandong Province, China Fell 1997 February 15, 23:23:35 Beijing time (15:23:35 UT) Ordinary chondrite (H5)
A shower of small stones (>1000 individuals) fell near the Yellow River after a brilliant fireball with smoke and sparks terminated in a loud, resonating explosion. The fall ellipse measured 10.5 x 4.3 km, oriented east-west. The largest recovered piece weighed 2.7 kg, and the total mass is >100 kg. One fragment was reported to have penetrated a roof and landed in a pot on a stove. This meteorite has been widely traded and sold under the unofficial name Heze. Specimens: 35 kg Darryl Pitt; 1 kg Zhijing Mountain Astronomical Observatory, Nanjing, People's Republic of China; 1 kg Beijing Astronomical Planetarium, Beijing, People's Republic of China.
Exquisite individuals with 90 - 100% fusion crust. Weight: 2g to 17g Price: $ 4.00/g
Oriented Individuals Weight: 1g to 3g Price: $ 10/g