Item: 115.7 Dimensions: 137 x 61 x 6 mm Weight: 148.8 g
The slice demonstrates inclusions found within the Mbale meteorite.
Partial/complete: Complete
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: Uganda
Fell: 1992, August 14
Group: Stone
Type: Ordinary chondrite
Class: L6
Total known weight: ~150 kg

A fairly large fall in a populated area. Many stones hit houses and factories; the largest went through a factory roof and broke into many pieces. Some were reported to have been ground into dust and eaten as a possible cure for AIDs.

Mbale in Our Collection