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16 July 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16JUL2012

13-year-old New Mexico boy using metal detector finds 2-pound meteorite
Phys.Org
Sadly for Agee, most are merely terrestrial rocks, what he calls meteor-wrongs. Then he met 13-year-old Jansen Lyons. Two weeks ago, the teenager walked into the institute - his mother in tow - carrying what he said was a 2-pound hunk of space rock he ...

"Incoming!" Meteor shower in Indian district | Peace . Gold . Liberty ...
Administrative officials in Behrampore confirmed that they were first informed by local residents of Jalangi area who reportedly observed the meteor shower.
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Rio Rancho teen finds 2-pound meteorite - YouTube
2 min
After years of searching and several thousand misses, 13-year-old Jansen Lyons finally found his ...
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Meteorites and asteroids were most-likely sources of Earth's water
New Kerala Fri, 13 Jul 2012 11:36 AM PDT
Washington, July 13 : Comets and, or a type of very primitive meteorite called carbonaceous chondrites are believed to be the sources of early Earth's volatile elementsâwhich include hydrogen, nitrogen, and carbon and possibly organic material, too.

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