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Winchcombe meteorite to go on public display – Yahoo News Australia

A chunk of priceless space rock that fell on the UK will showcase at the Natural History Museum.



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From Monday, you’ll get a chance to see the most famous space rock in Britain.
The meteorite that fell on the Gloucestershire town of Winchcombe in February is going on public display at London’s Natural History Museum.
Scientists are busy studying the rock because it holds within it chemistry that existed at the formation of our Solar System 4.6 billion years ago.
But they’ve got enough material to enable a 100g chunk to also be shown off to museum visitors.
To the uninitiated, the display meteorite…

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