Two things are clear: it is not a meteorite, as you can think about its large size and its presence in the middle of meadows and water, and it was not always like that, but it was formed in the East of Antioquia for about 80 million years.

Geologists confirmed both. The genesis of Piedra del Peñol is in the bowels of the planet, said María Isabel Marín, a doctor of Earth sciences and a professor at Eafit University.

At least 10 municipalities in the East are based on the Antioquia batolith, which according to the expert is a formation product of the movement of tectonic plates that generate a fusion, from which material that crystallizes emerges. Then, what we see is just a mole of a rocky terrain with an area close to 7,800 square kilometers.

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