Lunar meteorite NWA 4881 - MOONROCK

Lunar meteorite NWA 4881 - MOONROCK

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A real moonrock - Lunar Meteorite NWA 4881 : approx. 7-13mg

Here's your chance to own a real moonrock at an unbeatable price :

Lunar meteorites are among the most popular and sought-after meteorites, the total weight of lunar meteorites ever found is incredibly low compared to usual meteorites, thus realizing per gramm prices up to $25000 !
NWA 4881 was found in the Sahara desert and classified as a feldspathic granulitic breccia, similar samples of which had beenrecovered at most Apollo lunar highland sites.

Frequently asked :

How does lunar material actually come to earth ?
The moon is constantly hit by meteorites itself and with no atmosphere and little gravity larger impacts can always eject lunar rocks into space where some material gets caught by the gravity of earth which ultimately catches the rock and it comes down as a meteoriteto earth.

How do you know it's real lunar material ?
Scientists and universities all around the world are examining meteorites and compare them with known lunar material, e.g. samples collectedduring the Apollo missions. The composition of gases and isotopes found is so unique that they can say for sure the material originated fromthe moon.

The moonrock comes in a plastic box which is 2x1 inch in size and can be opened, of course, to touch your piece of the moon !


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