SPACE rocks worth up to £140,000 could be scattered in fields near Cheltenham, a meteor expert claims.
The remnants of a fireball that lit up skies on Sunday may be as big as basketballs, says Mike Farmer, who has traded meterorites worth millions of pounds.
US-based collector Mike, 49, added: “If it wasn’t for Covid, I’d be packing my bags.
"This is a big fall and there’s real money involved.”
“This fireball has been highly documented so working out where it fell is very, very accurate.
“It’s a question of when, not if, material is found. I think it’s going to be spectacular.
“Most likely they’ll be what we call chondrite meteorites. People can expect to find black rocks, probably with a matt finish.
“If they’ve broken apart, they’ll be white inside.
“It’s hard to predict how big they’ll be, but they could range in size from a pea to a basketball, or even larger.
“If the fireball was large enough it could have broken into hundreds or even thousands of pieces.”
UK experts warn permission is needed before searching private land.
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