Allende meteorite

[ ah-yen-dey ]

nounAstronomy.
  1. a carbonaceous chondrite meteorite that fell over northern Mexico in 1969: one of the largest recorded falls of a stony meteorite.

Origin of Allende meteorite

1
After Pueblito de Allende, village in Chihuahua, Mexico, near where pieces of it were recovered

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