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Contact: Qing-zhu Yin
qyin@ucdavis.edu
530-220-4076
University of California - Davis

Qing-zhu Yin, UC Davis

Caption: Qing-Zhu Yin, professor of geology at UC Davis, shows a 5.4-gram meteorite fragment, which was part of the Sutter's Mill meteorite that fell over Northern California on April 22, 2012. Gregory Jorgensen, a UC Davis alum, found the meteorite on his driveway and donated it to UC Davis.

Credit: Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis

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