'Thunderbolt' meteorite strikes cider maker's house
IT looks like a knobbled golf ball and is extremely heavy but this chunk of universe rock was flung at cider maker Frank Naish's family home decades ago and has been rediscovered.
The 1-inch ball of iron ore struck the side of his home when the 89-year-old was a young lad. His mother Ann, a keen photographer, scooped it up and added it to her rock collection, which has just been found in the home by Frank's fellow cider maker Paul Chant near West Pennard.
Frank, Great Britain's oldest cider maker, has dubbed the meteorite 'Thunderbolt' and put it pride of place amongst his mum's hundreds of rock samples on a table.
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