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Violent Collision Created Rare Meteorite
2012-11-16 11:32:50

Some meteorites found on Earth contain strikingly beautiful, translucent, olive-green crystals embedded in an iron-nickel matrix.

Cosmic Voyager Has A Layover In St. Louis
2011-11-10 09:15:24

WUSTL geochemist helps analyze rare and beautiful meteorite found by a Missouri farmer.

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2006-10-16 18:10:00

Scientists located a rare meteorite in a Kansas wheat field thanks to new ground penetrating radar technology that some day might be used on Mars.

2005-11-12 09:27:07

A rare 1,400-pound meteorite was discovered seven feet underground by a collector in an area long known for producing prized space rocks.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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