Mars Rock

A large martian meteorite seen falling to earth in Egypt, 1911.

A large martian meteorite seen falling to earth in Egypt, 1911.
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This was a metamorphic rock that had been cross-cut by a network of quartz veins. Quartz is more resistant than the metamorphic rock, which contained minerals formed at high temperature and pressure. Consequently, the quartz veins have resisted weathering and stand proud. Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA. Coralloidal Mass. Eisenerz, Styria, Austria. A large martian meteorite seen falling to earth in Egypt, 1911.
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Date2014-04-18 10:50:46
DescriptionA large martian meteorite seen falling to earth in Egypt, 1911.
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