Pallasites are a rare type of meteorites. Only 61 are known to date, including 10 from Antarctica, and only 4 are observed falls. These falls are in chronological order :
Marjalahti, Karelia, Russia. After the appearance of a bright meteor and detonations, a large mass was seen to fall and 45 kg were recovered in June 1902. At this date the fall site belonged to Finland, and the main mass of Marjalahti is now at the Geological Museum of the University of Helsinki.
Fukang, Xinjiang Province, China. A mass of 1003 kg was recovered in 2000.
Brahin, Gomel Region, Belarus, known since 1810. Many masses were found in a strewnfield, with a total weight of about 820 kg. An additional mass of 227 kg was found at a depth of 10 ft in 2002.