Jalandhar Meteorite: India, *1621

Mogul Emperor Jahangir. Credit: Jungpionier

Jalandhar is a witnessed fall from the Punjab, India in 1621. I’m not aware that any of the original material survives, although some of this iron meteorite was broken up, smelted, and used in the creation of swords and daggers.

Here are two descriptions of the fall, recovery, and the subsequent fate of the stones.

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