Shergottite Martian Meteorite Morocco

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Doesn't look like much?

This is a shergottite, and it is of igneous origin, from either lava or magma.... from Mars... you know, the little red planet over 54 million kilometers away!

So, how did it get here? The rock is estimated to have been created by volcanic activity over 180 million years ago. And then, possibly 3 million years ago (based on a controversial theory), something impacted Mars and kicked up debris, including this igneous rock. The meteorite, named NWA 6963, eventually fell to Earth, and was found in Morocco in 2011. These are fragments of the original 8-10kg main mass.

Each fragment includes a display box and a Certificate of Authenticity.

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