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Carbonaceous matter

On May 14, 1864, twenty masses, some as large as a human head, fell at Montauban, France. They were composed of a substance that “resembled a dull-colored earthy lignite,” according to Dr. Walter Flight in Eclectic Magazine, 89-71.

–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 76 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).

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