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

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

- 2317 days ago -
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

Roger G (148)
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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