Edmonton resident discovers rare meteorite in rain gutter

Doug Olson of Mill Woods, Edmonton, stumbled upon a small meteorite while cleaning out his rain gutters this spring. The Menisa meteorite, as it is now named, weighs 33 grams and is only the 18th ever found in Alberta. The discovery began when Olson heard a loud thud on his roof and found the small rock while clearing out his rain gutters. The meteorite is composed of iron, nickel, and chondrule, a grey material. A portion of it is now part of the University of Alberta's collection

Edmonton resident discovers rare meteorite in rain gutter
Doug Olson of Mill Woods, Edmonton, stumbled upon a small meteorite while cleaning out his rain gutters this spring. The Menisa meteorite, as it is now named, weighs 33 grams and is only the 18th ever found in Alberta. The discovery began when Olson heard a loud thud on his roof and found the small rock while clearing out his rain gutters. The meteorite is composed of iron, nickel, and chondrule, a grey material. A portion of it is now part of the University of Alberta's collection