4.6 billion year old meteorite for sale

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Space lovers will be able to purchase a 4.6 billion-year-old meteorite when it goes on sale in New York.

Christie’s auction house in New York is selling the rare rock as part of “Deep Impact: Martian, Lunar and Other Rare Meteorites,” series.

The online auction will run until Wednesday, May 10.

The ancient meteorite is a piece of the famous Allende meteorite, which exploded over the Mexican state of Chihuahua in 1969.

Scientists collected the fragments and discovered that they came from a very rare type of meteorite. Today, Allende is remembered as history’s most important—and studied—meteorite.

Bidding for the meteorite starts at $20,000.

WHAT IS A METEORITE?
Meteorites are the fragments of comets, asteroids or meteoroids, which travel through the atmosphere to Earth. They often erode during their fiery journey.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
4 years ago

why? who would want a 4.6 billion old metiorite?

Anonymous
Anonymous
4 years ago

It’s flying gold!

Anonymous
Anonymous
4 years ago

That is awesome

Wilson!
Wilson!
4 years ago

This is strange they can’t sell it one it’s history and to they don’t own it it fell from the sky

clockcoolguy8923
clockcoolguy8923
4 years ago

Good story i really enjoyed but this is really cool and also,the price is quite big and as a lover of space!

Jacky
Jacky
4 years ago

wow so cool I wish I saw it but I hope it didn’t hit a house or someone

Anonymous
Anonymous
4 years ago

PUT IT IN THE MUSUEM NOT SELL IT !!!

LegendaryTron24
LegendaryTron24
4 years ago

I think they should not sell it we can make it history.

Jack
Jack
4 years ago

This is awesome im going to buy it

jason
jason
4 years ago

who would want a rock in the sky

Anonymous
Anonymous
4 years ago

cool

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