Big Piece of Moon – level 3
A huge lunar meteorite that crashed down to Earth thousands of years ago is going up for auction and people expect it to sell for over half a million dollars.
Tricia Eaton, the auctioneer, said that it felt incredible to hold a piece of the moon. The rock is special because of its size – lunar meteorites found on Earth are usually as big as an apple.
People found the 5.4-kilogram rock in a desert in Mauritania (a country in north western Africa) last year.
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