Four arrested in Argentina for stealing 1500 kg of meteorites

CHACO – On 30 May 2015 Argentinian National Police seized a load of 215 pieces of meteorites with a total weight of 1500 kilos in an operation in the province of Chaco, Argentina. Police found the material while stopping a Mercedes Benz truck during a check carried out this morning on National Highway No. 89, … More Four arrested in Argentina for stealing 1500 kg of meteorites

Fossil fish and meteorite stolen from Museum Augusto Schulz

Argentina – On February 12, 2015 the journal “Norte” reported that on January 15, a meteorite and fossil fish were stolen from the Natural History Augusto Schulz in Chaco. The material has immense historical, scientific and monetary value. The specimens, on display and used as part of their education programme, were taken by two unknown persons. Police have … More Fossil fish and meteorite stolen from Museum Augusto Schulz