According to CBS report on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, Brenda Salveson found a meteorite at a park in Lotus Town, El Dorado County. A meteorite which was 4 to 6 billion years ago and valued at $20,000! How big is it? Well, just 17 grams. That’s $1176.470588235294 per gram!
Brenda Salveson explained that the meteorite “was sitting there at my toes like an Easter egg.” Here is the video:
Brenda Salveson discovers a $20,000-meteorite in Lotus town.
Video Credit: CBS Sacramento
Now, thousands of people are visiting the area for a chance to find just like what Salveson found. They include geologist, treasure hunters, scientist and tourist. Wow!