Miraculous spring in meteorite crater

Yilan meteorite crater is located near XIAOYINGPAN village, Yinglan Township, Yilan County, Heilongjiang Province. It is called “Huanshan” by the local people. Xie Zhongya, a 75 year old villager, said there is also a magical spring near the “Huanshan” where water flows all the year round. On May 11, Chen Ming, a researcher of Guangzhou Institute of geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, made a field investigation and gave the following explanation.