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Police Arrest 7 After Stealing Prized 2-Ton Meteorite From Remote Chinese Village

Police have arrested the culprits behind the theft of the largest meteorite to ever land in the southwestern region of Guanxi, China, an artifact that is deemed to be Beilai village’s most prized possession where it has remained for hundreds of years.

The incident occurred on Jan. 27 when the 2 ton meteorite measuring 120 cm (47.2 inches) long and 65 cm (25.5 inches) wide vanished from the concrete block it was anchored to.