Recent Examples of meteorite from the Web
But perhaps the most unexpected item on this new shopping destination site is a meteorite chiseled into the shape of a Zinger chicken sandwich that the media director appeared to confirm is a joke.
The inedible projects are equally creative: Use a deck of cards to grasp the Earth's age, glue and a flower pot to understand volcanic action, and marbles to learn about meteorites.
Native copper, meteorites or native iron, obsidian, amber, beads, copper, gold, silver and lead ingots have variously served as currency.
The new study adds evidence to the idea that Jupiter temporarily split the population of meteorites in the solar system in two: those between Jupiter and the sun, and those beyond Jupiter.
In the sixties, the U.S. government ran a secret project to look for gold in the oddest places: seawater, meteorites, plants, even deer antlers.
Below is the video in its entirety: NASA has given several possibilities of what could have caused the hole, including meteorites, lava tubes, ancient floods and volcanoes.
A specialty shop featuring minerals, fossils and meteorites.
Last April, 160 grams of that meteorite sold for $7,539.
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First Known Use of meteorite
METEORITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of meteorite for English Language Learners
: a piece of rock or metal that has fallen to the ground from outer space : a meteor that reaches the surface of the Earth without burning up entirely
METEORITE Defined for Kids
Definition of meteorite for Students
: a meteor that reaches the surface of the earth
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