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Meteorite that crashed through Indonesian man’s roof worth millions

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<p>An <a href="https://www.9news.com.au/indonesia" title="Indonesian" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Indonesian</a> man has had millions of dollars literally fall out of the sky for him.</p>

An Indonesian man has had millions of dollars literally fall out of the sky for him.

Coffin-maker Josua Hutagalung, who lives in Sumatra, was reportedly working at home in August when he heard a loud roar overhead and then a huge bang.

A video clip on his Facebook page shows him going around the side of his house, where he found a hole in his roof and a strange rock buried in a newly-struck hole.

The New York Post reported that the meteorite, which was estimated to be 4.5 billion years old, was made of an extremely rare material.

Composed of CM1/2 carbonaceous chondrite, the space rock ended up being valued at more than $2.5 million.

It has since been sold to a US collector.

Mr Hutagalung said part of the money would be used to build a church for his community.

He said he hoped it was also a sign his family would soon be blessed with a daughter.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/world/meteorite-hits-indonesian-mans-house-turns-out-to-be-worth-millions/f4255d90-5e7a-4603-807b-44a23d925b3f

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