Where Did This Huge Boulder Come From? - Mexico, Missouri

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Real Estate Agent with St. Charles County, Missouri - Prudential Alliance Realtors

My husband & I went to my father-in-law's farm in Mexico, Missouri yesterday.  They own 160 acres of farm land and woods.

Most of the land looks like this:

Dad's Farm

Dad's Farm

Dad's Farm

Dad's Farm

But there is one place that this great big boulder lies.  It has been split in half.  No other boulders are around.  The neighbors call it: "the farm with the meteor".

Dad's FarmMy husband Kevin (on the left) and his dad Don.

Dad's FarmBeverly (Don's wife) & Don.

We think it's pretty cool!  :)

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Comments (4)

Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth

So two questions Debi, is it a meteorite and did it being split in two come from falling? They probably can tell if it is a meteorite based on the mineral material in it which typically is nickel and iron. Sure is a big one!!

Dec 07, 2008 11:16 AM
Debi Ernst
St. Charles County, Missouri - Prudential Alliance Realtors - O'Fallon, MO
GRI, e-PRO, Broker/Sales Associate

Gary - We don't think it was a meteor, because we think it would've made a deep crater.  We're thinking that maybe it dropped from a glacier many years ago...  We think that it split in 2 from the freezing and thawing of the creek passing through it.   Maybe.    :)

Dec 07, 2008 12:00 PM
Harold "Hal" Place
A1 Connection Realty, Inc. - Sun City Center, FL

Morning Debi,

Whatever or which ever, it sure is huge and out there all by its lonesome.

Dec 08, 2008 12:40 AM
Debi Ernst
St. Charles County, Missouri - Prudential Alliance Realtors - O'Fallon, MO
GRI, e-PRO, Broker/Sales Associate

Hal - I think so, too!  Thanks for stopping by...  :)

Dec 08, 2008 02:40 AM