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21 July 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20JUL2012

Man Discovers Unusual Rock, Expert Weighs In On What It May Be
KRBC Abilene Wed, 18 Jul 2012 18:21 PM PDT
One Abilene man found what he thinks could be a meteorite. So we looked into how great a possibility one has of actually finding one locally, and just what this man really found.

Jury trial set for 'Meteorite Man'
KJCT 8 Grand Junction Wed, 18 Jul 2012 17:48 PM PDT
A jury trial has been scheduled in the case of a western Colorado man accused of selling fake meteorites.

A 'meteoric' rise!
Deccan Herald
But television news reports gave it a new identity suggesting it was a meteor that struck the earth hundreds of years ago at a speed of 30 kilometres per second. They claimed that the composition of the rock indicated that it was from outer space and ...

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