Fossil Meteorite

Fossil Meteorite from Thorsberg Quarry at Kinnekulle, Sweden. Image Source: B. Schmidtz and M. Tassinari

The textural, mineralogical or compositional remnant within a sedimentary rock of a meteorite that fell millions of years ago and found in Ordovician limestone from Sweden. Read Tiny Traces of a Big Asteroid Breakup for a complete writeup on this subject.

In picture to the left a nautiloid shell is to left of meteorite and tiny white spots in the meteorite are relict chondrules.

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