Mars meteorite 'Black Beauty' is in a class of its own

January 5, 2013   // 0 Comments

The rock was picked up in 2011 by Jonathan Amos Science corresponden, BBC A dark lump of rock found in the Moroccan desert in 2011 is a new type of Martian meteorite, say scientists. Weighing 320g, the stone has been given the formal name Northwest Africa (NWA) 7034 - but is nicknamed "Black Beauty". Its texture and chemistry set it apart from all previous objects picked up off the surface of Ea...

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