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Russian 'Meteorite Rush' Targets Rocks Valued More Highly Than Gold


Science & Tech  (tags: space, meteorite, humans, gold, money )

Giana
- 1706 days ago - science.nbcnews.com
A meteor that exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains and sent fireballs blazing to Earth has set off a rush to find fragments of the space rock which hunters hope could fetch thousands of dollars apiece.



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Tim C (2420)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 9:04 am
Thanks
 

Roger G (154)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 1:16 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Julie F (68)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 9:49 pm
So Russia might have a meteor rush?
 

De D (96)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 10:05 pm
Great, thanks!
 

Natalie S (12)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 12:00 am
Thanks for the post. I hope they manage to analyse the rocks and perhaps this shall shed light on the event. I also hope some people manage to sell the fragments and recover some of the losses they have sustained.
 
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